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Training Central Venous Catheter (CVC)

Disinfection of the exit site

To remember

  • Antiseptic: alcohol-based chlorhexidine
  • Three consecutive applications – moving in spirals from the center to the periphery
  • Allow the disinfectant to dry between each application


Any breaches in the aseptic technique require immediate interruption of the procedure and appropriate corrective measures

Antisepsis repeated 3 times from the centre to the peripheryHand hygieneWearing a mask


* The recommmandations of patient care are stricly advisory. They are non-formal and property of the University of Geneva Hospitals.