Management of Central Venous Devices – Competency Based (Intermediate)

Management of Central Venous Devices – Competency Based (Intermediate)

KWSH-CLIN-I-010

Course Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION / AIMS

The program equips the participants with knowledge and skills in managing patients with central venous devices (CVD) and Port-a-cath, and safe administration of intravenous medication via these devices. It also emphasizes on central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and other related complications.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, the learners will be able to:

  • identify the indication of central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  • list the common sites and types of central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  • discuss the care of patient with central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  • discuss the importance of ensuring line patency and troubleshooting of central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  • demonstrate safe administration of intravenous (IV) medication
  • describe the management of central venous devices and Port-a-cath infections and complications.
  • demonstrate correct technique to flush central venous devices and Port-a-cath.

 

 COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Indication of central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  2. Common sites and types of central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  3. Assessment of patient with central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  4. Care of insertion site, guideline for flushing and troubleshooting of central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  5. Administration of medication and infusions via central venous devices and Port-a-cath.
  6. Patient education

Target Participants

Registered Nurses

Course Details

Date/ Time

4-5 February 2021

20-21 May 2021

11-12 August 2021

18-19 November 2021

Time: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Venue

Parkway College

168 Jalan Bukit Merah, Tower 3, #02-05

Singapore 150168

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with Parkway College.

Khng Yong Meng Edmund

Senior Lecturer, Parkway College of Nursing and Allied Health

Mr Khng Yong Meng Edmund is a senior lecturer in Parkway College of Nursing and Allied Health with over 20 years of work experience in healthcare organization and healthcare educational institutes. He holds a Master of Education from the University of Adelaide, Australia (2015). Prior to joining Parkway College, Mr Edmund worked in Nanyang Polytechnic as a lecturer, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a senior staff nurse. His area of specialization includes nursing science, nursing skills, nursing research, clinical practicum, and in-house programs. He has also been involved in training and curriculum development in Nanyang Polytechnic and Parkway College of Nursing and Allied Health.

Course Fees: $520.00 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in
eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0).

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
CTI@kwsh.org.sg

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