PICC Excellence, Inc

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2.0 - Continuing Ed Credits
4 Manual(s)/documents included with course
15 test questions
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This program is highly recommended for anyone who cares for or maintains PICCs or any central device. This program discusses, explains, and demonstrates various topics of PICC Care and Maintenance.

Care and Maintenance of PICC Lines


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

    Insertion of a peripherally inserted central catheter is only half the battle. PICCs must be aseptically cared for and maintained if they are to be of continued use throughout the entire prescribed therapy. Also, proper care and maintenance allows for early detection of any complications that may arise.

    In this program, we discuss, explain and demonstrate various aspects of PICC Care and Maintenance including:
    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. Program 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.

        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 and through additional states Arkansas State BON,District of Columbia BON, Georgia BON, New Mexico BON, South Carolina BON, West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses for continuing nursing education. CNE status accepted for states within the USA.
  • PICC Qualification Pathway

    Care and Maintenance of PICC Lines
    PICC Site Assessment
    PICC Instructor Training Program
    CVC Removal
    Management of Non-Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions
    Management of Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions