This training has been specifically designed to assist Registered Nurses working in Private Hospitals within Aged Care to manage patients with central venous lines who require an extended length of intravenous antibiotic therapy in the comfort of their own facility.
On completion of the on line training and practical workshop the RN will be able to:
There are two parts to the training:
Clinical Skills Demonstration and Practice Session
This is facilitated by the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) IV Access Team. This demonstration and practice session gives you the opportunity to practice skills associated with the care and management of PICC lines and the methods of administration of intravenous antibiotics in an educational environment.
Please complete the enrolment form and email: OPIVA@middlemore.co.nz. Instructions for enrolling are on Ko Awatea LEARN(external link) website. Complete online theoretical training and confirmation of your booking into the practical training workshop will be emailed to you.