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Sheila Inwood, RN, VA-BC™

Clinical Nurse Specialist Vascular Access Services, Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading Berkshire UK, Reading Berskhire, N/A, United Kingdom

presenter photoFirst placement of acute CVC in 1993. One of the first nurses to place central catheters in the UK One of the first Vascular Access Services to implement the use of ultrasound guidance for central catheter placement 5 years before the introduction of NICE guidance Identified the value of introducing PICC’s into the catheter selection process First UK nurse to surgically place an implantable port Ultrasound guided peripheral cannulation - 2009

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PIV Track

Breakout Sessions

Should Peripheral Cannulation Be Performed as a Full Sterile Technique

calendar9/9/2014

clock2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

clockRoom: National Harbor 12-13

CE Hours: 1.2


Sheila Inwood, RN, VA-BC™

Clinical Nurse Specialist Vascular Access Services, Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading Berkshire UK, Reading Berskhire, N/A, United Kingdom

Given published evidence recommends longer dwell times for peripheral cannula - should healthcare professional review what precautions are taken when they are inserted- such as sterile technique

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the infection risks associated with peripheral IV cannula.
  • Describe the latest published evidence regarding dwell times for peripheral iv cannula .
  • Define sterile technique and its application to peripheral cannula demonstrate its use when inserting peripheral cannula.
  • Demonstarte the impact of the latest evidence and if implimented the potential implications for the care of peripheral iv cannula.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages to inserting periperhal cannula using a full aseptic technique.

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