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Care & Maintenance of PICC and CVADs

Care & Maintenance of PICC and CVADs

Care & Maintenance of PICC and CVADs

Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC
Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC
on behalf of PICC Excellence Inc

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Launch date: 01 Aug 2017
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

Reference: 184411

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

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.
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. 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 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.
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 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

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.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Define, explain and demonstrate evidence based daily care and maintenance procedures including:
- Daily site assessment
- Flushing procedure and technique
- Dressing Changes
- Blood Sampling
- Occlusions
- Catheter Removal
Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC

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Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC
on behalf of PICC Excellence Inc

Nancy Moureau is an internationally recognized speaker and expert in the field of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) and vascular access. She began her nursing practice in 1981, received her certification as an 9ntravenous specialist since 1987 and currently serves as a professional registered nurse of the PICC/IV team at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. As the owner and CEO of PICC Excellence, Ms. Moureau functions as an educational consultant, working with program development, project management, advisory boards and speakers' bureaus to share information about vascular access.

As a well-published author, Ms. Moureau is constantly involved with research and literature analysis, providing information and interpretation for individuals, manufacturers, hospitals and groups. She is a speaker and expert throughout the United States and abroad on subjects specific to PICCs, ultrasound, central lines and general vascular access. She began her PICC insertion training at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston, Texas. She later studied at Gemelli Catholic Hospital in Rome, Italy, Royal Berkshire Trust Hospital in Reading, England, and Gartnavel Royal Hospital - National Health Trust in Glasgow, Scotland, for central venous catheter insertion training. Her training at these facilities included PICC, internal jugular, tunneled catheter, xillary and port insertions.

Most recently, Ms. Moureau chaired the International Consensus Forum for the World Congress of Vascular Access (WoCoVA) Standard Minimal Requirements for Central Venous Access Devices. An adjunct associate professor at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, Nancy is involved with research through the One Million Global (OMG) Prevalence study and a member of the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR). She can be reached for questions at nancy@piccexcellence.com.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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