Webcast: Peripheral IV and PICC Safety in Pediatric and Neonatal Patients
MedSun: Newsletter #47, April 2010

Please visit the Educational Materials page for a newly posted webcast entitled, Peripheral IV and PICC Safety in Pediatric and Neonatal Patients sponsored by KidNet and presented in November of 2009. The webcast describes complications associated with peripheral intravenous (IV) catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) used in pediatric and neonatal infusion therapy. Additionally, the role of human factors in peripheral IV and PICC catheter adverse events was discussed with strategies identified to address device related complications involving peripheral IV and PICC catheters.

Presentation slides and audioconference transcripts are available for this webcast. A direct link to this program may be found under Additional Information below.

Additional Information:

Peripheral IV and PICC Safety in Pediatric and Neonatal Patients. November 18, 2009. FDA MedSun Website: Educational Materials. Posted April 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/MedSunMedicalProductSafetyNetwork/ucm206357.htm


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