Posted on Mar 2, 2018 in Clinical Documentation | 0 comments

The central line bundle will be followed. Refer to Infection Control “Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) Prevention Bundle” policy.

During insertion of the central line, the nurse will assist the physician and observe adherence to practices indicated in the Central Line Insertion Procedure (CLIP) checklist. The nurse will document in the e.H.R. CLIP checklist.

For PICC insertions, the PICC nurse will document in the e.H.R. CLIP checklist.

Prior to insertion of a CVC, patients and/or families are educated about CLABSI prevention.

When a line-related infection is suspected and cultures are indicated, refer to “Specimen: Culturing of Vascular Access Device” policy.

Veronica Bargas, RN

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