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Central Venous Access Device Insertion and Post Insertion Care

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2011_060

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Surgical
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment
Clinical/ Patient Services - Nursing and Midwifery
Clinical/ Patient Services - Governance and Service Delivery
Population Health - Infection Control

Summary
To minimise complications from the insertion, management and access of central venous access devices (CVADs) and to reduce central line associated bacteraemia blood stream infections in NSW Health facilities.

Date of Publication: 22 September 2011

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Government Medical Officers, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Audience: Hospital administration, nursing, medical, surgical, clinical governance, clinical staff

Distributed to: Public Health System, Divisions of General Practice, Government Medical Officers, Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 22 September 2016

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: 07/9113

Status: Active

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