CVAD Study Day

  • ​Anatomy and physiology

  • Types, definition, selection and insertion

  • Advantages and disadvantages of devices

  • Principles of infection prevention and control

  • Clinical pharmacy - drug and fluid administration and problem drugs.

  • Clinical risk management - serious events involving CVADs

  • Identifying complications and strategies for management and prevention.

  • Interactive lab practicum which includes dressing, changing access devices, blood sampling, flushing, accessing Portacaths, troubleshooting PICC, Hickman, non tunneled CVC and Portacaths.

  • Scenarios - group work.


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Target Audience​Registered Nurses and Midwives seeking to up-skill knowledge and practice, NE's, ME's, IV Link Staff.


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Page last reviewed: 19 January 2018