Pediatric/Neonatal PICC & Ultrasound Workshop - September 9-11 2019
Part of the Beginner Fast Track
This Workshop is intended for beginning PICC inserters as well as adult practitioners wanting to gain more expertise in pediatric and neonatal PICC insertions. The first morning of the Workshop is spent reviewing the online class material, which completion is required prior to the workshop. Emphasis will be on special considerations for the pediatric and neonatal population such as distraction, analgesia, and sedation, as well as understanding basic sterile technique, managing insertion complications and reviewing x-rays. In the afternoon, participants will have the opportunity to see a simulated insertion, as well as perform a simulated insertion with hands-on practice, incorporating ultrasound.
The second and third days are shadowing opportunities with the Pediatric Vascular Access Team at Wolfson Children`s Hospital. This includes a tour of the facility, including procedure areas, and discussion of the evolution of the Pediatric Vascular Access program with regard to equipment, supplies, and policies. Observation of the Vascular Access Team during procedures is included, BASED ON AVAILABILITY. During non-procedure time, participants will have the opportunity for simulated ultrasound insertion and sterile field practice.
This class is open to any clinician or physician who desires qualification for PICC insertion. Class size is limited to 3, so register early. The workshop purchase includes online access for one year to 4 online courses: Pediatric/Neonatal PICC Qualification Training, Understanding the Basics of Ultrasound, Ultrasound Guided Tips and Tricks, and Step by Step Ultrasound Guided PICC Insertion Training, for a combined value of $480.00. Completion of these courses is required prior to attending the Workshop. You must set up a PICC excellence student account to purchase a Workshop Program and to have these online classes automatically added to your account. (Click Login/Create New Account on the menu bar.)
Class will begin every day at 8 AM and complete by or before 5:00 PM. Please allow at least 1.5 hours to get to the airport and get through security at the Jacksonville International Airport(JAX).