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Training Central Venous Catheter (CVC)

Prerequisites (checklist)

To remember

  • The central venous catheter
  • The insertion kit
  • Sutures on a curved needle
  • A needle driver
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Sterile saline
  • Tinted alcohol-based chlorhexidine for skin antisepsis
  • Transparent adhesive dressing
  • Adhesive dressing
  • Sterile gauze swabs
  • Alcohol-based handrub
  • Two pairs of sterile gloves
  • A sterile gown
  • Cap, mask, and protective eyewear

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* The recommmandations of patient care are stricly advisory. They are non-formal and property of the University of Geneva Hospitals.