Central Venous line access and potential complications

Presented by:
Matthew Reed, MD


Ahmad Parniani, MD

CT Fellow

David Shapiro, MD

Assistant Professor

Yong G. Peng, MD, PhD, FASE, FASA


Department of Anesthesiology

University of Florida


Faculty Disclosure:

Drs. Reed, Parniani, Shapiro & Peng have disclosed that they has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.


Release Date: January 28, 2022
Expiration Date:  December 31, 2024

 Target Audience: Specialty Physicians (Anesthesiologists), Anesthesiology Assistants

 Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the pitfall to place a subclavian line/pertinent anatomy.
  2. Describe the Cardiac tamponade physiology and anesthetic management.
  3. Recognize the anesthetic challenge with vascular access in COVID patient population.
  4. Review ECMO application for COVID ARDS patient undergoing for lung transplantation.

 Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

 Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Karen Horowitz @ (352) 273-8870 or khorowitz@anest.ufl.edu