Dr.  Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC - PICC Excellence, Inc; Griffith University  - Vascular Access Specialist

Dr. Nancy Moureau

RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC

PICC Excellence, Inc; Griffith University

Vascular Access Specialist

Hartwell, GA | United States

Main Specialties: Nursing

Additional Specialties: intravenous catheters, central catheters, ultrasound

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Dr.  Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC - PICC Excellence, Inc; Griffith University  - Vascular Access Specialist

Dr. Nancy Moureau

RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC

Introduction

Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI®, CPUI, VA-BC
Nancy Moureau is an internationally recognized speaker and expert in the field of PICCs and vascular access practice. She began her nursing practice in 1981, has been certified as an Intravenous Specialist since 1987. As the owner and CEO of PICC Excellence, Ms. Moureau functions as an educational consultant working with online program development, project management, advisory boards and speakers’ bureaus to share information about vascular access.
As a well-published author, Ms. Moureau is constantly involved with research and literature analysis, providing information and interpretation for individuals, manufacturers, hospitals and groups. She is a speaker and expert throughout the US and abroad on subjects specific to PICCs, ultrasound, central lines and general vascular access. She began her PICC insertion training at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston, TX. She later studied at Gemelli Catholic Hospital in Rome, Italy, the Royal Berkshire Trust Hospital in Reading, England, and the Gartnaval Royal Hospital – National Health Trust in Glasgow, Scotland for Central Venous Catheter insertion training. Her training at these facilities included PICC, Internal Jugular, Tunneled Catheter, Axillary and Port insertions.
Most recently, Ms. Moureau chaired the International Consensus Forum for the World Congress of Vascular Access (WoCoVA) Standard Minimal Requirements for Central Venous Access Devices.
An adjunct associate professor at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, Nancy is involved with research through the One Million Global (OMG) Prevalence study, the ESCAPE skin colonization multi-center research in Brisbane and is a member of the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR). She can be reached for questions at nancy@piccexcellence.com.

Primary Affiliation: PICC Excellence, Inc; Griffith University - Hartwell, GA , United States

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Education

Mar 2016 - Aug 2017
Griffith University
PhD
Nursing Research
Aug 1978 - May 1981
East Carolina University College of Nursing
BSN
Nursing

Experience

Sep 2015
Awarded First Place Abstract/Poster Association for Vascular Access Annual Scientific Meeting
Author
Clinical and Economic Impact of Thrombosis and Infection with Anti-thrombotic/Anti-Microbial Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
Sep 2014
Received Herbst Award for Outstanding Excellence in Vascular Access
Vascular Access Specialist
Dec 2009
Association for Vascular Access (AVA)
VA-BC
Vascular Access Board Certified
Apr 2009
Received STAR Award for Patient/Staff Commitment at Greenville Memorial Hospital, SC
Nurse
Award received 2005 and 2009
Sep 2007
Reader's Choice Award for Complications of Vascular Access Device Terminal Tip Placement: A Case Study and Review of Subsequent Legal Action
Author
Journal of Association for Vascular Access
Sep 1987
National Intravenous Therapy Association/Infusion Nurses Society
CRNI
Certified Registered Nurse Intravenous
Jan 1994
PICC Excellence, Inc.
CEO

Publications

76Publications

575Reads

1039Profile Views

68PubMed Central Citations

Vessel Health and Preservation: a model and clinical pathway for using vascular access devices.

Br J Nurs 2018 Apr;27(8):S28-S35

Lecturer/Researcher, Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2018.27.8.S28DOI Listing
April 2018
110 Reads

Central venous access devices site care practices: an international survey of 34 countries.

J Vasc Access 2016 Jan-Feb;17(1):78-86. Epub 2015 Sep 3.

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Queensland - Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jva.5000450DOI Listing
December 2016
22 Reads
3 Citations
1.020 Impact Factor

Indications for peripheral, midline and central catheters: summary of the MAGIC recommendations.

Br J Nurs 2016 Apr 28-May 11;25(8):S15-24

Doctor of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Research Scientist, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, and Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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August 2016
62 Reads

Is the pH of vancomycin an indication for central venous access?

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Nancy L Moureau

J Vasc Access 2014 Jul-Aug;15(4):249-50. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

2 Greenville Memorial University Hospital and Medical Center, Greenville, SC - USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jva.5000223DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6159816PMC
May 2016
36 Reads
1.020 Impact Factor

Disinfection of Needleless Connector Hubs: Clinical Evidence Systematic Review.

Moureau NL, Flynn J, Nursing research and practice, 2015, vol. 2015, pp. 796762

http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/26075093

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2015
7 Reads

Disinfection of Needleless Connector Hubs: Clinical Evidence Systematic Review.

Nurs Res Pract 2015 14;2015:796762. Epub 2015 May 14.

Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR group) Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia ; Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4446481PMC
June 2015
7 Reads
6 Citations

Safe patient care when using vascular access devices.

Authors:
Nancy Moureau

Br J Nurs 2013 Jan 24-Feb 13;22(2):S14, S16, S18 passim

PICC Excellence, Hartwell, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2013.22.Sup1.S14DOI Listing
June 2013
15 Reads
2 Citations

Vessel health and preservation (Part 1): a new evidence-based approach to vascular access selection and management.

Moureau NL, Trick N, Nifong T, Perry C, Kelley C, Carrico R, Leavitt M, Gordon SM, Wallace J, Harvill M, Biggar C, Doll M, Papke L, Benton L, Phelan DA, The journal of vascular access, 2012, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 351-356

http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/22307471

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2011
8 Reads

Consensus conference on prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections: 2009.

J Infus Nurs 2011 Mar-Apr;34(2):126-33

Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NAN.0b013e31820b8a3eDOI Listing
July 2011
15 Reads
2 Citations

Consensus conference on prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections: 2009.

Segreti J, Garcia-Houchins S, Gorski L, Moureau N, Shomo J, Zack J, Stachnik J, Tanzi M, Moody ML, Journal of infusion nursing : the official publication of the Infusion Nurses Society, 2011, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 126-133

http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/21399459

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2010
6 Reads

Needleless connector know-how.

Nurs Manage 2010 Dec;41(12):40-1

Greenville Memorial Hospital, SC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NUMA.0000390461.26871.25DOI Listing
December 2010
8 Reads
1 Citation

Keeping needleless connectors clean, part 1.

Moureau NL, Dawson RB, Nursing, 2010, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 18-19

http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/20386391

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May 2010
11 Reads

Keeping needleless connectors clean, part 1.

Nursing 2010 May;40(5):18-9

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000371119.85145.99DOI Listing
May 2010
8 Reads
4 Citations

Reducing risks of bloodstream infections.

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Nancy Moureau

Mater Manag Health Care 2009 Nov;18(11):26-8

PICC Excellence Inc., USA.

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November 2009
9 Reads

Reducing the cost of catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Authors:
Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2009 Jul;39(7):14-5

PICC Excellence, Inc, in Hartwell, Ga, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000357259.58840.ebDOI Listing
July 2009
6 Reads

Are your skin-prep and catheter maintenance techniques up-to-date?

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Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2009 May;39(5):15-6

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000350748.18788.3bDOI Listing
May 2009
7 Reads
1 Citation

Tips for inserting an I.V. device in an older adult.

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Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2008 Dec;38(12):12

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, Ga., USA. http://www.piccexcellence.com

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000342005.69106.d7DOI Listing
December 2008
5 Reads
1 Citation

Using ultrasound to guide PICC and peripheral cannula insertion.

Authors:
Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2008 Oct;38(10):20-1

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, Ga., USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000337218.95969.e6DOI Listing
October 2008
7 Reads
2 Citations

Vascular safety: it's all about PICCs.

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Nancy Moureau

Nurs Manage 2006 May;37(5):22-7; quiz 50

PICC Excellence, Inc., USA.

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May 2006
14 Reads
4 Citations

Tips for inserting an i.v. in an older patient.

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Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2004 Jul;34(7):18

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, Ga., USA.

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July 2004
7 Reads

Drawing blood through a central venous catheter.

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Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2004 Feb;34(2):28

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, GA, USA.

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February 2004
6 Reads

Using ultrasound to guide PICC insertion.

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Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2003 Dec;33(12):20

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell, GA, USA.

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December 2003
42 Reads

Is your skin-prep technique up-to-date?

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Nancy L Moureau

Nursing 2003 Nov;33(11):17

PICC Excellence, Inc., Hartwell. GA, USA.

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November 2003
7 Reads

Central venous catheters in home infusion care: outcomes analysis in 50,470 patients.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002 Oct;13(10):1009-16

PICC Excellence, Orange Park, Florida 32003, USA. nancy.piccexcellence.com

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October 2002
6 Reads
24 Citations
2.150 Impact Factor

How to remove a PICC with ease.

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Nancy Moureau

Nursing 2002 May;32(5):30

PICC Excellence, Inc., Orange Park, Fla., USA.

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May 2002
9 Reads

Does it always have to hurt? Premedications for adults and children for use with intravenous therapy.

J Intraven Nurs 2000 Jul-Aug;23(4):213-9

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April 2002
6 Reads

Using alteplase to clear occlusions.

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Nancy Moureau

Nursing 2002 Jan;32(1):73

PICC Excellence, Inc., Orange Park, Fla., USA.

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January 2002
30 Reads

Top co-authors

Robert B Dawson
Robert B Dawson

Greenville Memorial Hospital

2
Vineet Chopra
Vineet Chopra

University of Michigan Health System

2
Michael Doll
Michael Doll

Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital

1
Jessica Wallace
Jessica Wallace

Methodist University Hospital

1
Michael Leavitt
Michael Leavitt

United States Department of Health and Human Services

1
Thomas Nifong
Thomas Nifong

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

1