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1.0 - Continuing Ed Credits
1 Manual(s) included with course
10 test questions
75.00
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This program defines site assessment and identifies the four reasons to perform a daily PICC site assessment.

PICC Site Assessment

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  • Care and Maintenance Bundle
    7 courses / $360 (40% Savings)

    The PICC Site Assessment program defines site assessment and identifies the four reasons to perform a daily PICC site assessment. Throughout this program, the proper procedure for site assessment is described, as well as the key elements related to documentation. Documentation is an absolute necessity for an assessment to be considered complete. Specific criteria for measurement and assessment are identified to ensure consistency in practice. Finally, the importance of site assessment is reviewed as it relates to patient outcomes and the reduction of complications associated with vascular access devices.

    Program Objectives
    1. Define site assessment
    2. Identify four reasons to perform a central venous site assessment
    3. Describe the site assessment procedure
    4. Identify the key criteria for documentation
    5. Discuss how a thorough site assessment can reduce the risk for complications


    6. 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.




      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
  • Site/Device Care and Maintenance