Vascular Access Teaching Pamphlets
The following teaching pamphlets were prepared by the Provincial Vascular Access Services Team (PVAST II) to educate patients about vascular access options and care of their vascular access sites.
Vascular Access Options
Vascular Access Care
- Fistulas and Grafts:
- Buttonhole Cannulation of Fistulas:
Vein Preservation Materials
The BC Renal Agency has launched the Save the Veins campaign in order to educate patients and health care providers on vein preservation.
View the wristband here.
View/print the wallet card here.
View the flyer here.
View the vein preservation and other VA guidelines.
Note for renal care providers/vascular access coordinators: If you plan to print large quantities of these publications through your hospital print shop or other printing company, we can provide you with high resolution, press-ready copies. Please contact BCPRA at 604-875-7340 or by email.
Note: these documents require the free Acrobat reader.