Registered Nurses (RN) within aged care private hospitals are increasingly required to care for patients with central venous access Lines (CVLs) on long term antibiotics. RNs must undertake training and be assessed as competent in the care and management of a patient with CVLs and antibiotics.
The Outpatient Intravenous Antibiotic (OPIVA) training has been designed to provide registered nurses working in private hospital aged care facilities with the essential knowledge required to safely and competently care for patients on the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) OPIVA programme.
On completion these modules the RN will be able to:
This course is worth 2 hours of Professional Development time.
- Key contact: IV Access Team