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The nurse cares for a client with a PICC line that requires a dressing change. Place the procedure steps in the correct order the nurse will perform. 
A) Remove old transparent dressing.
B) Discard old dressing and gloves.
C) Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves.
D) Assess the exit site.
E) Perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves.
F) Clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs; allow to dry.
G) Place securement device and cover exit site with transparent dressing.

▸ C, A, D, B, E, F, G

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C, A, D, B, E, F, G

A) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.
B) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.
C) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.
D) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.
E) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.
F) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.
G) The correct steps to perform a PICC dressing change is as follows: Perform hand hygiene and don clean gloves; remove old transparent dressing; assess the exit site; discard the old dressing and gloves; perform hand hygiene and don sterile gloves; clean the exit site and catheter with antimicrobial swabs and allow to dry; place securement device and cover exit site with a transparent dressing.

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