Educational DIMENSIONInnovative Solutions A Collaborative Effort of Critical Care Oncology The Common Ground of Tubes and LinesHurst, Susan M. MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN; Keith, Brenda K. MN, RN, AOCN Author Information Susan M. Hurst, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, is a critical care clinical nurse specialist at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. Brenda K. Keith, MN, RN, AOCN, is a clinical specialist for Gerenton. During Manuscript preparation, she was the oncology/bone marrow transplant clinical nurse specialist for Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. Address correspondence to Susan M. Hurst, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, 10410 N Cave Creek Rd, #2035, Phoeniz, Ariz 85020 ([email protected]) Editor's Note: Nurses are encouraged to write about any policies, treatments, guidelines, and/or protocols they have successfully implemented for their units and wish to share with others. For more information, please contact the editor at [email protected]. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: January 2005 - Volume 24 - Issue 1 - p 37-40 Buy AbstractIn Brief The intensive care units and the oncology units at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center are for complex patients who require multiple and diverse venous access devices. The critical care clinical nurse specialist and the oncology/bone marrow transplant clinical nurse specialist collaborated to create a reference sheet for nurses regarding the care and maintenance of venous/arterial access devices. This brief article provides a reference sheet used by registered nurses at the bedside in the care and maintenance of various venous and arterial lines © 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.