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Management of Non-Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions

Management of Non-Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions

Management of Non-Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions

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: 24 Aug 2017
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

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Description

The Management of Non-Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions program reviews catheter occlusions that are not related to blood/thrombus formation.
The Management of Non-Thrombotic Catheter Occlusions program reviews catheter occlusions that are not related to blood/thrombus formation. These types of occlusions include:

1. Mechanical issues (such as equipment malfunction)
2. Tip migration or malposition
3. Precipitates formed by chemical reactions of incompatible drug infusions
4. Lipid build-up within the catheter from the infusion of TPN

In this program, we analyze the causes, signs, symptoms and treatments for each of these non-thrombotic occlusions.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will gain an understanding of:
1. Define occlusion
2. Differentiate between occlusion types
- Non thrombotic
- Thrombotic
3. Identify and provide protocols for treatment of these non-thrombotic occlusions:
- Equipment malfunction
- Tip Migration Malposition
- Precipitate Occlusion
- Lipid Build-up
4. Provide a general overview of occlusion prevention measures
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)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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