CVAD Workshop - 10 November 2017

CVAD Workshop

NB: If you join as a member of IVNNZ Inc. at $40 per annum the cost of the workshop is only $50 instead of full price of $100. If you would like to join follow this link.

Covering all aspects of Anatomy, Insertion, Care, Maintenance, Complications, and a Simulated Practical Demonstration.
The educational component covers the following topics:

  • Defining all types of Central Venous Access Devices
  • Indications – advantages, disadvantages, indications for placement amd contraindications
  • Anatomy and physiology update – inflammation, blood flow, characteristics of blood – osmolarity, pH, coagulation
  • Nursing care and maintenance of the CVAD
  • Complication related to Intravenous Therapy – phlebitis, infection, post insertion – how to identify, minimise and prevent
  • Patient teaching – informed consent, before and after insertion, self monitoring
  • Intravenous therapy quiz

The practical component covers the following:

  • PICC insertion and demonstration (by a qualified PICC inserter) or insertion video
  • CVAD dressing change
  • Blood sampling from a CVAD, incl flushing technique
  • IV Product review

Lynette Lennox

Starts: 9:00 am, Friday, 10th November 2017

Location: Holiday Inn, 2 Ascot Road, Mangere, Auckland

$50.00 for IVNNZ Inc. members, $100.00 for non-members


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