Management of Central Venous Access Devices – Tunnelled/Non-Tunnelled/PICC/TIVAD (Cohort 67)

WHO IS IT FOR?

This session is for Healthcare staff who will be expected to provide routine care and maintenance and/or drug administration and removal of Central Venous Access Devices as part of their role.


ABOUT THE SESSION

This session is a mix of theory and practical. It discusses the different types of devices you may come across and the correct methods/equipment for looking after them and removing them. Demonstrations of flushing techniques, dressing changes, Gripper needle insertion. Chance to practice will be available.

By the end of the session, you will have the underpinning knowledge and skills required to safely undertake the routine care and maintenance of a central venous access device including removal where appropriate by;

  • Having knowledge of different devices, their uses and insertion sites.
  • Understanding the importance of correct asepsis when caring for devices.
  • Identifying and troubleshooting issues with devices.
  • Effectively carrying out weekly flushing, cleaning and dressing changes.
  • Demonstrating how to safely administer medication.
  • Demonstrate how to accurately access a TIVAD (port).
  • Demonstrate when and how to remove Non-Tunnelled lines and PICCs.


PRE-WORK

NCIC STAFF - Please read the Trust SOPs available on the intranet - Documents – Standard Operating Procedures – Vascular (page 2).

 

If you have any queries regarding the preparatory work required, please email ClinicalSkillsAdmin@ncic.nhs.uk

If have any registration queries or any special requirements, please contact events@theclic.org.uk

Event Details

Event date 16 August 2022 9:30 am
Event end date 16 August 2022 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 25 May 2022
Available places 7
Cut off date 9 August 2022
Individual Price Free
Location
Health Education Room 2, Cockermouth Community Hospital, 1 Isel Road, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HT
Health Education Room 2, Cockermouth Community Hospital, 1 Isel Road, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HT
Health Education Room 2, Cockermouth Community Hospital, 1 Isel Road, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HT
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