Training in Placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in the Neonate
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This video is an instructional guide that demonstrates the placement of a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) in an infant. The overall goals of the video are to standardize technique, improve success rates of PICC placement and reduce PICC-associated complications. The video was developed following an iterative review process based on evidence-based practice published in the literature and on expert experience. This video is intended for doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who place and maintain PICCs.
This video resource was developed after an iterative review process by an interprofessional team of neonatologists, neonatal-perinatal fellows and neonatal nurse practitioners. The video has been successfully implemented as a peer-reviewed teaching video utilized for orientation, training and maintenance of procedural certification of our neonatology doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants during the past 5 years. Feedback from our learners and educators after implementation has been positive and included comments regarding the utility of this resource for postgraduate medical and nursing education and credentialing.
Butler-O'Hara M, Reininger A, Dadiz R. Training in placement of peripherally inserted central catheters in the neonate. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2014;10:9780. http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.9780
- To identify indications, contraindications, precautions and potential complications of PICC placement.
- To describe how to prepare for PICC placement, including the use of sterile technique and the identification of potential sites for placement.
- To list the supplies needed for the procedure, including the different types of catheters and needles.
- To demonstrate how to successfully place a PICC while maintaining sterile technique.
- To describe methods for troubleshooting when encountering difficulty during the procedure.
- To determine correct radiographic positioning of the PICC.
- To demonstrate how to properly dress a PICC insertion site.
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This information is made available under the Creative Commons license.
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Authors & Co-Authors
Meggan Butler-O'Hara, MSN
Golisano Children's Hospital
University of Rochester Medical Center
University of Rochester Medical Center