“Investigate complications associated with CVAD insertion in children”
This document outlines the management and removal of Central Venous Access Devices (CVAD) in children. The information explores key components of Central Venous access devices including the various types of CVADs, how CVADs are inserted, port access and medication administration, and troubleshooting complications that may arise.
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In this session, you will:
- Explore the types of CVADs
- Investigate complications associated with CVAD insertion
- Review Preparation for port access and medication administration
- Understand interventions for complication management
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>>