This app is designed by the haematology/oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist team in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin OLCHC as a resource for parents and staff caring for a child with a Hickman line.
The app contains written information and video demonstrations, with sections on
Practical information on using hickman catheter
Procedures on hickman catheter care, taking blood and cytarabine administration
This app is only to be used by patients and parents attending OLCHC as an additional resource to your teaching programme delivered by your Clinical Nurse Specialist at OLCHC. It is not to be viewed as a substitute for your practical teaching sessions and assessments by your Clinical Nurse Specialist.
If you have concerns regarding your childs health contact the Haematology Oncology Team at OLCHC on 01 4096100.