CVL/PICC cap changeCCVL/PICC cap changeCVL/PICC cap changeEnglishOther;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/PICC, you will be taught how to change the cap before your child is discharged from hosptial. Learn the steps you need to follow for a CVL/PICC cap change. </p><p>Cap changes are done to reduce the risk of infection and leakage. Residue may build up in the cap or the cap may break down. Cap changes are done once a week or if you see residue or blood in the fluid pathway (the inside of the cap) or around the fluid pathway of the cap.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>To avoid residue build up, cap changes for CVL/PICC should be done once a week or as needed.</li><li>During a cap change procedure, everyone in the room must wear a mask, including your child.</li></ul><h2>Supplies you will need</h2><ul><li>Antiseptic wipes</li><li>Masks for anyone in the room during the procedure, including your child</li><li>2 sterile drapes</li><li>1 pair of sterile gloves</li><li>1 pair of clean (non-sterile) gloves</li><li>New sterile cap(s)</li><li>2 large alcohol swabs</li><li>A second person to assist in the procedure. They can help to calm and hold your child</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

CVL/PICC cap change3395.00000000000CVL/PICC cap changeCVL/PICC cap changeCEnglishOther;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/PICC, you will be taught how to change the cap before your child is discharged from hosptial. Learn the steps you need to follow for a CVL/PICC cap change. </p><p>Cap changes are done to reduce the risk of infection and leakage. Residue may build up in the cap or the cap may break down. Cap changes are done once a week or if you see residue or blood in the fluid pathway (the inside of the cap) or around the fluid pathway of the cap.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>To avoid residue build up, cap changes for CVL/PICC should be done once a week or as needed.</li><li>During a cap change procedure, everyone in the room must wear a mask, including your child.</li></ul><h2>Supplies you will need</h2><ul><li>Antiseptic wipes</li><li>Masks for anyone in the room during the procedure, including your child</li><li>2 sterile drapes</li><li>1 pair of sterile gloves</li><li>1 pair of clean (non-sterile) gloves</li><li>New sterile cap(s)</li><li>2 large alcohol swabs</li><li>A second person to assist in the procedure. They can help to calm and hold your child</li></ul>CVL/PICC cap changeFalse