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Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 07a-Evidence of a locally approved policy that defines the documentation for PIVC insertion, maintenance, removal, and regular review

Identifying and definitional attributes

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Short name:Help on this term7a-Evidence of a locally approved policy that defines the documentation for PIVC insertion, maintenance, removal, and regular review
METeOR identifier:Help on this term735072
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021
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Evidence of a locally approved policy that defines the documentation for PIVC insertion, maintenance, removal, and regular review.

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The plan for a patient’s PIVC should be clear and decisions relating to the device and its condition accurately recorded and accessible to all clinicians involved in the patient’s care.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021

Collection and usage attributes

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The policy should specify:

  • The information that must be documented in the medical record for every PIVC inserted, including, indication for insertion, maintenance, and removal
  • How often documentation should occur, and
  • The organisation’s process to assess adherence to the policy.
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Yes/No

A healthcare setting that has documented evidence of a locally approved policy that is implemented should record ‘Yes.’ Otherwise, the healthcare setting should record ‘No.’

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termReal
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Yes/No

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 2021. Peripheral Venous Access clinical care standard. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney.

Schults JA, Kleidon T, Chopra C, et al. International recommendations for a vascular access minimum data set: A Delphi consensus-building study. 2020. BMJ Quality & Safety.

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