In the days after I first got my PICC Line inserted, I was obsessed with making sure it was clean and free from infection. Though we had regularly scheduled visits from home nurses, my Dad and I made it our mission to learn how to complete a PICC Line dressing change so that no matter what happened, we would be able to keep the site clean, secure, and protected.
Those first few days were scary and I was so grateful to my dad for taking the time to learn how to learn this process. I quickly learned that together, we could complete a PICC Line dressing change like pros.
Here are a few important tips for managing your PICC Line Dressing change at home.