How to Assess a Peripheral IV Cannula

CPD
30m

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Lecture Overview

In acute care settings where patients may be immunocompromised, preventing healthcare-associated infections is essential. If accessing a peripheral intravenous cannula is within your scope, this session provides an important refresher on the key aspects of assessing a peripheral IVC and how to recognise signs of infection. Come away feeling competent and confident in your ability with this expert address from Dr Gillian Ray-Barruel.

Educators

Portrait of Gillian Ray-Barruel
Gillian Ray-Barruel

Dr Gillian Ray-Barruel is a leading nursing and ICU researcher who coordinated the OMG Study, which recruited more than 40,000 patients with peripheral intravenous catheters globally. Gillian has extensive experience in vascular access devices research, critical care nursing, patient assessment, project management, medical writing and editing, and clinical trials coordination. Gillian is fully funded by a highly competitive Griffith University post-doctoral fellowship to improve assessment and action by bedside clinicians regarding the prevention of IV complications. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD30m of CPD
First Published21 February 2019
Updated21 February 2019
Expires
23 August 2021
Topics
Enrolled Nurses
Catheter Laboratory
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