Procedure Guide: Umbilical Lines

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This course is under development and is not accessible to all users.

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Complete: 31/12/2021 Complete: 24/01/2022 Current Phase


Suitable for anyone who will be placing neonatal umbilical lines.
Takes 20 minutes
Certificate for completing this course

This course is intended as a guide for practitioners inserting umbilical lines in a neonate. It aims to standardise and encourage optimum technique, complying with current BAPM and GWH approved policies.

Note: Equipment availability can vary between trusts, please consult your local SOP.

Course director

Susannah McMahon

ST5 Speciality Trainee in Paediatrics
Great Western Hospital

Girish Gowda

Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist
Great Western Hospital

Learning objectives

  • Indications for umbilical lines
  • Importance of sterility and how to optimise
  • Equipment needed
  • Tips on technique
  • Securing and positioning of line

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