Episode 80: September 17, 2021- Innovative Dressing for Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Insertion


Do you place ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheters? Learn about a dressing that helps facilitate Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®) and provides a dual-action barrier and securement in one.

Nancy Moureau, PhD, RN, CRNI®, CPUI, VA-BC

Nancy Moureau PhD, RN, CRNI®, CPUI, VA-BC is an internationally recognized speaker and expert in the field of vascular access practice. A nurse for more than 30 years, Dr. Moureau performed clinical work most recently as a staff member on the PICC/IV team at Prisma/Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC and now works as a home infusion nurse with Infinity Infusion Nursing. As the owner and CEO of PICC Excellence, she provides online education for all types of vascular access to promote greater patient safety and works with manufacturers to make more education available to clinicians. A well-published author, Dr. Moureau is constantly involved with research and literature analysis. A recipient of the Herbst Award for Lifetime Achievement through the Association for Vascular Access for Excellence in 2016, Dr. Moureau is a supporter of vascular access specialization. An adjunct associate professor at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, she has participated in multiple Australian research studies and is a member of the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR). Dr. Moureau is an advisor, consultant, speaker and expert throughout the USA and abroad on subjects specific to PICCs, ultrasound, central lines, infection prevention, and general vascular access education. A supporter of training and competency assessment for invasive procedures Dr. Moureau and her team at PICC Excellence have established the only PICC certification process, Certified PICC Ultrasound Inserter (CPUI), where those who meet qualifications gain and maintain the credentials of an expert CPUI. Nancy continues to be a resource and mentor to many and can be reached through nancy@piccexcellence.com.

Host: Dawn Berndt, DNP, RN, CRNI® – INS Clinical Education and Publications Manager

Guest: Nancy Moureau, PhD, RN, CRNI®, CPUI, VA-BC - Chief Executive Officer and Educational Specialist at PICC Excellence, Inc. 

Standardizing practice for ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter (USGPIV) insertion helps clinicians develop consistent clinical skills that protect the patient, save time, and reduce costs. Listen in as Dr. Nancy Moureau describes UltraDrape, an innovative dressing that helps facilitate Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®) and provides a dual-action barrier and securement in one.


Parker Laboratories, INC. UltraDrape, UGPIV Barrier and Securement: Parker Laboratories, Inc. (parkerlabs.com)

Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access (USGPIV). UltraDrape-WhitePaper-2018.pdf (parkerlabs.com)

UltraDrape Brochure MKT_34-15-4_REV_2-web (parkerlabs.com)