Update on Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
The goal of this course is to assist the participant to understand the indications, complications, contraindications associated with Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs). Course content will also place emphasis on the nursing management including insertion methods, assessment, catheter maintenance, line removal, patient education, and documentation regarding PICCs.

Course Publication Date: August 03, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:PICC080320
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Oncologic Medicine
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pain Management
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the indications for PICC insertion.

  • Describe three potential complications associated with PICC.

  • Describe the general care and maintenance of PICCs.

  • Describe the appropriate content for patient education.


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