SonoSite Education SonoSite Education

Placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters

This workshop will cover the proper technique for placing PICC lines. It will also discuss the care and maintenance of the lines as well as which patients are best suited for this method of
venous access. The workshop will be an excellent opportunity to share ideas and gain insight from your peers through expert interaction and case discussion.

Cook Medical—Advancing education and collaboration to improve patient care.

Agenda
09:30 – 09:40 Welcome
09:40 – 09:50 Aims and outcomes
09:50 – 10:20 Choosing the correct device
10:20 – 10:50 Basic ultrasound/tips and tricks
10:50 – 11:10 Consent
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:10 Anatomy/vein selection (practical session)
12:10 – 12:20 Tip position/chest X-ray/IC-ECG
12:20 – 12:45 Vein puncture
12:45 – 13:00 PICC insertion theory
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:50 PICC insertion on phantom
14:50 – 15:50 Complications/care and management of PICC
15:50 – 16:00 Evaluation and close

Faculty
Esther Buchan, Nurse Practitioner
Gwen Humphreys, Nurse Practitioner
Sally O’Hearn FujiFilm SonoSite Clinical Application Specialist

Dates
16 April 2019

Location
Scottish Health Service Center
NHS National Services Scotland
Crewe Road South
Edinburgh EH4 2LF

Register
For more information please contact sally.ohearn@fujifilm.com