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Use, Care & Maintenance of Central Lines

$190.00

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Dates and Locations

  • January 11, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL.
  • March 6, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL.
  • April 25, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL.
  • June 13, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL.
Published on: November 27, 2018
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Description

This hands-on training with lecture, visual aids, demonstration and practice session teaches everything a clinician should know to use, care and maintain all central vascular access devices (CVADs) such as PICC, Hickman, triple lumen and porta-cath. Attendees see and feel all CVADs to have a better learning oiutcome.

Who should attend?

This program is recommended for all RNs and for LPNs working in states where the scope of practice allows LPNs to infuse through a central vascular catheter (CVC).  Learn care, use and maintenance of CVADs as a part of your IV nurse certification program.

Target Audience:

  • All RNs working in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health care and all healthcare settings
  • LPNs, if their state nurse practice act allows to infuse and care for central vascular access devices
  • Other clinicians who infuse and care for central vascular catheters

Program Outline

Discuss measures to prevent catheter related blood stream infections (CLABSI)
Differences between midline, PICC, non-tunneled, tunneled, and implanted central vascular access device CVADs
Prevention, early detection and management of CVAD related complications
Explanation, illustration, demonstration and practice sessions of CVAD

  • Flushing and locking protocols
  • Site care and dressing change
  • Accessing and de-accessing implanted venous ports
  • Blood specimen collection through CVADs
  • Prevention and management of thrombotic occlusions
  • De-clotting clotted CVADs with Cathflo Activase (tPA)
  • Removing PICC and non-tunneled CVCs
  • Documentation Guidelines

Practice Session

Following demonstration, attendees get an opportunity to practice above procedures related to CVADs

Additional information

Please choose your date

January 11, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL, March 6, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL, April 25, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL, June 13, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 960 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL