Location: Peter Lougheed Centre
A specialty service that assesses and insert Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters to provide access for intravenous therapies including (but not limited to) hydration, antimicrobial, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition.Provides people with long-term intravenous (IV) therapy:
assessment and insertion of PICC
education, problem solving and resource for healthcare providers related to Cental Venous Access Catheters
follow-up care and maintenance
Provides people with long-term intravenous (IV) therapy:
Peter Lougheed Centre
Monday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed on weekends and statutory holidays.
Provides services to adult patients only. Eligibility will be assessed by AVAS registered nurses.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
PLC AVAS, RGH AVAS, SHC AVAS