I am looking for wriiten documentation for maintaining PICC line "certification". I have heard that to remain competent, a PICC nurse needs to place ~50 PICCs per year, but I can't find it to print it out. My facility is planning on having Nurse Practitioners place PICCs while the PICC Team is off duty. Our concerns are that they may not use appropriate assessment skills to determine IF the pt is a PICC candidate before placing them - they will probably just put it in because they can. Our other concern is that there will 2 people who need to be trained, so will they be able to remain competent if they cannot meet minimum requirements to maintain competency? Again, I need written documentation to present to my department director.