Central Venous Access Devices: Review of Line Care (60 min)

Central Venous Access Devices: Review of Line Care (60 min)

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Due to limited capacity, priority will be given to those providing/ planning to deliver direct care to children with medical complexity and technology dependence.

To join the waitlist for modules that are “sold out”, please email connectedcare.inquiries@sickkids.ca.

NOTE: THERE IS NO FEE TO ATTEND, YOU WILL NOT BE ASKED FOR A CREDIT CARD NUMBER AT CHECKOUT.

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Description:

Connected Care webinar series delivers education on foundational knowledge on specific medical technology.  Each webinar aims to provide an overview of up-to-date nursing practices related to the care of the technology.  These webinars will complement our competency-based education workshops offered at SickKids throughout the year.

Mode:

Webinars are delivered through a videoconferencing platform called Zoom.  This requires access to internet, a computer, tablet or smartphone (with a camera, microphone and speaker). Please make sure to download Zoom on your device prior to the webinar.

Target audience:

Nurses who have previously taken a Connected Care module and require a refresher to support caring for a child with technology or nurses who have previous experience caring for a child and require an update on best practices

Objectives of This Webinar:

  1. Review principles of aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) in preventing central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI)

  2. Review assessment of line patency and flushing techniques

  3. Demonstrate proper technique when changing a child’s dressing

  4. Demonstrate proper technique when changing a child’s cap connector