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The Canadian Vascular Access Association is pleased to provide educational resources to vascular access and infusion therapy clinicians across Canada. We believe that education and the availability of that education can be the cornerstone to supporting positive change in patient care for those who require vascular access to receive their treatment.

The overall objective of this learning resource program is to provide healthcare professionals across Canada with access to education that will lead to an enhanced ability to assess and identify issues or challenges for all patients who require central or peripheral vascular access devices or infusions for their treatment.

For nurse educators and other health care professionals involved in leading and/or educating staff, this site will provide resources that can be downloaded and used to supplement or enhance education material already developed or being developed.

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Module 1: Assessment of CVAD Patency /Évaluation de la perméabilité d’un dispositif d’accès veineux central

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Module 2: Peripheral Intravenous (PIV) Catheter / cathéter IV périphique

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