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:
Thorough site assessment
Flushing the PICC
Proper dressing changes
Blood sampling from the PICC
Declotting the PICC
Describe procedures for care of the PICC
Explain the declotting procedure associated with PICCs
Flush a PICC using proper flushing technique
Explain the importance of daily site assessment
Complete a dressing change
Explain how to remove a PICC
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