PICC and CVC Complications – Identification and Management

While PICCs are the safest type of central venous access device available today, complications can and do still occur. The PICC and CVC Complications Identification and Management program provides information on how to recognize and handle these complications in the most efficient and effective manner possible. This program discusses some of the more common complications associated with PICCs including:

  • Phlebitis
  • Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Catheter occlusions
  • Catheter migration
  • Catheter rupture
  • Hemorrhage
  • Nerve damage
  • Stuck guidewire
  • Arterial access
  • Inability to remove a PICC

This online education provides a comprehensive review of each of the listed complications. We review the signs and symptoms of each complication and provide information to help you identify these complications; we also instruct treatment options for each problem and show you ways to prevent and avoid the complication. Included in the program is a manual which can be downloaded for future reference. Successful completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher is necessary to receive continuing education credit.

SAVE !! Purchase the Care & Maintenance Bundle, this course and 5 other courses are included for a reduced price of $235.00.

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