Anatomy and physiology
Types, definition, selection and insertion
Advantages and disadvantages of devices
Principles of infection prevention and control
Clinical pharmacy - drug and fluid administration and problem drugs.
Clinical risk management - serious events involving CVADs
Identifying complications and strategies for management and prevention.
Interactive lab practicum which includes dressing, changing access devices, blood sampling, flushing, accessing Portacaths, troubleshooting PICC, Hickman, non tunneled CVC and Portacaths.
Scenarios - group work.