“Gain an understanding of CVAD and long peripheral venous catheter management”
With permission – This session is based on the Central Venous Access Devices (CVAD) and Long Peripheral Venous Catheter (PVC) Management – Clinical Practice Standard recently published by the Government of Western Australia Health Service.
The content covers procedural information, clinical considerations, general information of Long CVP, CVAD’s, patient education, troubleshooting of issues that may occur during insertion or post-insertion period, clinical communication, and a number of appendices dealing with clinical issues.
The types of central catheters will be explored and their insertion discussed. Line maintenance will be reviewed and the dressing of the site will be explored. The procedure for blood sampling will be noted and the issue of device removal discussed. Arterial ports will also be discussed as part of the information provided.
In this session, you will:
- Gain an understanding of central venous access devices and long peripheral venous catheter management
- Explore the key clinical components of the procedures for insertion and maintenance
- Review the expected problems that could occur and solutions for same
- Investigate the arterial port and issues surrounding same
Lilliana Levada is an experienced clinician with over 35 years of clinical experience in perioperative nursing (instrument, circulatory, anaesthetic, PACU, educator, consultant and manager nursing roles), intensive care nursing, patient flow management, after-hours hospital management and patient safety management…Read More>>