PICC Insertion: A Comprehensive Guide

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

Online modules and one day workshop.


See below for registration information.


Continuous enrolment


Mark St. Denis, Shahvand Masihi

Evaluation Method

Online learning checks, online exam and competency assessment.

Post-course commitment to have successful PICC insertions documented by supervisor.

Intended For

Regulated Health Profession/ Nurse/ Medical Radiation Technologist


PIIR110 PICC Insertion

Workshop dates:

June 2021

November 2021

January 2022

Text Book

Materials provided


Online with workshop at UHN- JDMI Tentative dates June 2021, November 2021, and January 2022

Topics Covered

  • Various types
  • Ultrasound Physics
  • Vascular Anatomy and Site Selection
  • Preparing for PICC Insertion
  • Inserting the PICC
  • Insertion Techniques and Catheter tip Confirmation
  • Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
  • Managing Complications
  • Documentation
  • PICC Care and Maintenance
  • Patient Education
  • Sterile Field

PIIR110 – PICC Insertion- A Comprehensive Guide

Students will be required to successfully complete the online portion, after which they will attend a full-day workshop (at UHN). (covered by the online registration fee)

The students are then expected to return to their home hospital to achieve the 10 successful PICC insertions, signed off by a manager (or like position). Submitting the signed paperwork will initiate generating the Certificate of Completion.

If it is not possible to complete 10 PICC insertions at home hospital, students may apply for a 1 week placement at JDMI-UHN. Please contact ce@michener.ca for details and fees.

Immunization record must be confirmed for JDMI-UHN placement. Immunization form.


CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
PIIR110-YY1PICC Insertion: A Comprehensive Guide
~Open For Continuous Enrollment