Video 1: An Orientation to CVADs in the Pediatric Population


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This presentation describes:
  • different types of CVADs and why one may be chosen instead of another.
It demonstrates:
  • Port-a-Cath access and deaccess using a variety of PAC needles
  • External catheter cap and dressing change
It discusses:
  • PICC line care






Video 2: CVADs - Troubleshooting and Complications (currently under review)

1.  Prevention of:

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