Mastering the Central Line Placement Techniques Through Effective Resident Training Environment

  • V V Protas Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University
Keywords: central venous catheterization, practical skills


Catheterization of the central vein is one of the fundamental procedures in anesthesiology. Mastering different methods of central venous access is an important part of resident training. At the initial stage residents should master the way of high medial access to the right internal jugular vein that is one of the simplest techniques with the lowest risk of complications for a patient. The operating room can be an optimal training environment where first independent puncture attempts are performed in a stable patient undergoing surgical intervention under general anesthesia. The next stage of training should involve access to other central veins as well performing the procedure in a conscious patient.


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