CVL/PICC dressing change procedureCCVL/PICC dressing change procedureCVL/PICC dressing change procedureEnglishOther;Other(diagnostic imaging, bloodwork, picc line, procedures�.)Child (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyVeinsProceduresAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-11-01T04:00:00ZHealth (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>If your child has a CVL or PICC, the dressing must be changed regularly to prevent infection. Learn how to change your child's CVL or PICC dressing using antiseptic non-touch technique.</p><p>Dressing changes are done regularly to keep the exit site clean and prevent infection. Unless given specific instructions from the health-care team, you will need to change the dressing every seven days for a clear dressing and every two days for a gauze dressing. Change the dressing when it becomes wet or loosened.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>The dressing will need to be changed every seven days, unless otherwise specified.</li><li>It is important to follow the instructions exactly as they are given to you in order to keep the site clean and prevent infection.</li></ul><h2>Supplies you will need</h2><ul><li>Antiseptic wipes containing alcohol</li><li>Sterile transparent (clear) dressing (e.g. Tegaderm™, IV 3000™)</li><li>2-3 chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) 2% swabsticks or 2-3 ChloraPrep® sponges </li><li>Securement device (e.g. Statlock™)</li><li>1 pair sterile gloves </li><li>2 pairs clean (non-sterile) gloves</li><li>Masks for everyone in the room including the child</li><li>A second person to assist in the procedure. They can help to calm and hold your child</li><li>If using a gauze dressing, use 1 sterile gauze 5 cm × 5 cm and 1 piece of 10 cm ×10 cm Mefix tape</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

CVL/PICC dressing change procedure3394.00000000000CVL/PICC dressing change procedureCVL/PICC dressing change procedureCEnglishOther;Other(diagnostic imaging, bloodwork, picc line, procedures�.)Child (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyVeinsProceduresAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-11-01T04:00:00ZHealth (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>If your child has a CVL or PICC, the dressing must be changed regularly to prevent infection. Learn how to change your child's CVL or PICC dressing using antiseptic non-touch technique.</p><p>Dressing changes are done regularly to keep the exit site clean and prevent infection. Unless given specific instructions from the health-care team, you will need to change the dressing every seven days for a clear dressing and every two days for a gauze dressing. Change the dressing when it becomes wet or loosened.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>The dressing will need to be changed every seven days, unless otherwise specified.</li><li>It is important to follow the instructions exactly as they are given to you in order to keep the site clean and prevent infection.</li></ul><h2>Supplies you will need</h2><ul><li>Antiseptic wipes containing alcohol</li><li>Sterile transparent (clear) dressing (e.g. Tegaderm™, IV 3000™)</li><li>2-3 chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) 2% swabsticks or 2-3 ChloraPrep® sponges </li><li>Securement device (e.g. Statlock™)</li><li>1 pair sterile gloves </li><li>2 pairs clean (non-sterile) gloves</li><li>Masks for everyone in the room including the child</li><li>A second person to assist in the procedure. They can help to calm and hold your child</li><li>If using a gauze dressing, use 1 sterile gauze 5 cm × 5 cm and 1 piece of 10 cm ×10 cm Mefix tape</li></ul>CVL/PICC dressing change procedureFalse