Educational Web-EX Series

Buttonhole Technique (2009 Educational Web-Ex Series)


  • Lynda Ball, BS, MSN, RN, CNN,
    Quality Improvement Director Northwest Renal Network

Program Objectives

  • Explain a process that patient care staff can institute to prevent buttonhole infections.
  • Discuss one issue that might prevent a dialysis patient from being a candidate for the Buttonhole Technique.
  • Describe how to know when the buttonhole sites can be transitioned from sharp to blunt needles.





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Last updated on: March 13, 2009