PICC Excellence, Inc

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1.0 - Continuing Ed Credits
3 Manual(s)/documents included with course
10 test questions
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PICCs must be aseptically cared for. In this program, we discuss, explain and demonstrate various aspects of PICC and central catheter insertion with an emphasis on infection prevention.

Central Line Insertion Practices


  • Infection Control Bundle
    4 courses / $160 (50% Savings)

    This program is highly recommended for anyone who cares for or maintains PICCs or any central device.
      Insertion of a peripherally inserted central catheter is the beginning of patient safety. PICCs must be aseptically cared for and maintained if they are to be used safely throughout the entire prescribed therapy. Proper care and maintenance can also allow for early detection of any complications that may arise.
      Key Program Topics:
      1. Thorough site assessment
      2. Flushing the PICC
      3. Proper dressing changes
      4. Blood sampling from the PICC
      5. Declotting the PICC
      6. Occlusions
      7. PICC removal

      8. Course Objectives:
        1. Describe procedures for care of the PICC
        2. Explain the declotting procedure associated with PICCs
        3. Flush a PICC using proper flushing technique
        4. Explain the importance of daily site assessment
        5. Complete a dressing change
        6. Explain how to remove a PICC

        7. The program includes a manual which can be downloaded for future reference. Successful completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher is necessary to receive continuing education credits for this program.br/>

          SAVE!! BUNDLE ALERT!!
          This course is part of the Infection Control Bundle!
          Total price for all 4 courses included in the bundle is ONLY $160.
          A savings of 50%!!

          Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15304 Continuing Nursing Education also provided through Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-1594 CNE status acceptable for all states within the USA
  • Vessel Health and Preservation Pathway

    Vessel Health and Preservation
    The Importance of Evidence-Based Practices
    Intentional VAD Selection
    Central Line Insertion Practices
    VAD Assessment Best Practices
    Outcome Based Evaluation