Nursing: Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs): Some Whys and Hows

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About the Course


Audience: This course is intended for nurses who work with peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in any setting.


Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the indications for PICC use.
  2. Associate clinical symptoms with PICC complications.
  3. Describe the care of a PICC throughout the duration of its use.


About the Authors


Sarah L. Krein, PhD, RN and Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc

Sarah L. Krein, PhD, RN, and Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc, of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Britt Meyer, MSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC, NE-BC, of Duke University Hospital and Health System, Durham, N.C.

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