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Central Line Insertion Practices

Central Line Insertion Practices

Central Line Insertion Practices

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

$55.00 $ 55.00 $ 55.00

$55.00 $ 55.00 $ 55.00

$ 55.00 $ 55.00 $ 55.00
$ 55.00 $ 55.00 $ 55.00
Normal Price: $55.00 $55.00


Launch date: 25 Aug 2017
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

Reference: 184596

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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 the beginning of patient safety. PICCs must be aseptically cared for and maintained if they are to be used safely 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:

Thorough site assessment
Flushing the PICC
Proper dressing changes
Blood sampling from the PICC
Declotting the PICC
PICC removal


At the completion of the course, you will be able to:
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
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 received her training at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC and at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Research at the School of Nursing Griffith Graduate Research School (GGRS) at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Additional medical/clinical training includes two years at CETEC Universidad in the Dominican Republic as well as an externship in OB/GYN at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. Nancy received additional training at the Policlinico Gemelli Catholic University and Medical Center in Rome, Italy, at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust in Reading, England and Gartnaval Royal Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland. She holds the following certifications: Certified PICC Ultrasound Inserter (CPUI), intravenous specialist (CRNI) by the Intravenous Nurses Society (INS) and Vascular Access Board Certification (VA-BC) from the Association of Vascular Access (AVA).

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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