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Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter
4 Hr Online course.
The purpose of the Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (P.I.C.C) course is to provide guidelines for the delivery and safe management of Intravenous therapy via the P.I.C.C. line.
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Online Course
The purpose of the Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (P.I.C.C) course is to provide guidelines for the delivery and safe management of Intravenous therapy via the P.I.C.C. This course will provide the healthcare workers with an understanding of how to care for patients receiving Intravenous therapy via the P.I.C.C., Care and maintenance of the P.I.C.C line, Medication and fluid administration, Flushing the catheters, performing dressing change, Management of complications, removing the PICC, various aspects of intravenous (IV) therapy including, information common I.V. terminology, complications associated with the intravenous route, different types of Intravenous equipment, tubing, I.V. pumps, Dial-a-flow, correct administration of Intravenous solutions, medications, parenteral nutrition, blood transfusion, legal aspect of IV therapy, infection control standards and the scope of practice.
Objectives / Goals
At the conclusion of this course, the healthcare practitioner will be able to:
1. Describe legal aspects/standards of Intravenous therapy administration.
2. Define medical terms that relate to intravenous therapy.
3. Discuss indications for Intravenous therapy via P.I.C.C.
4. Discuss the effects of various intravenous fluids on the body.
5. Describe various infusion methods that are available.
6. Describe how to care for a patient receiving I.V. Therapy via the P.IC.C.
7. Describe different I.V. therapies such as chemotherapy, blood transfusions and Parenteral nutrition.
8. Describe the procedures for managing the PICC central venous catheter lines.
11 Recognize when an adverse reaction or complication arises due to the I.V. therapy.
12. Describe appropriate interventions to utilize when complications arise from I.V. therapy.