Caring for an Implanted Port builds on foundational knowledge presented in PHS' IV Basics course. Completion of IV Basics is strongly recommended before taking this course.
This interactive, narrated, online course focuses on how to care for adult and pediatric patients with an implanted port. There is an emphasis on the home care environment.
Objectives: Upon completion of the presentation the participant will be able to
1.5 contact hours will be awarded to online class participants.
An optional, in-classroom lab for hands-on time is available. NOTE: This is not a competency. Each employer is responsible for ensuring their staff’s competence at managing an implanted port.
Course authors: Jean Stumpf, BSN, CRNI and Jill Wall, BSN, CRNI