It describes:
  • different types of CVADS and why one may be chosen instead of another.
It demonstrates:
  • Port a Cath access and deaccess
  • External Catheter cap and dressing change
It discusses:
  • PICC line care



1. The second video is "CVADs - Troubleshooting and Complications" (currently under review)

  • Prevention of occlusions
  • Prevention of site alterations/skin irritation/line dislodgement
  • Prevention of line  or exit site contamination/infection
  • Prevention of line breakage CVAD emergency kit
2.  Difficult PAC access
3.  No Blood return
4.  Interstitial IV therapy
5.  Fractured Line
6.  Catheter displacement