NORVAN Presents our
7th Annual Education Day.
The Course Awakens...
Becoming Jedi in Vascular Access
Friday April 29, 2016
Hilton Sacramento Arden West
PROGRAM TOPICS AND PRESENTERS:
Are Peripheral IV’s An Overlooked Source of Infection
Michelle M. DeVries, BS, MPH, CIC
- Review data surrounding risks associated with PIVs.
- Discuss how care and maintenance of PIVs relates to the changing healthcare landscape
- Identify strategies to lessen risks associated with PIV complications and sequelae
Creativity and Innovation in Vascular Access
Gail M. Egan, MS, ANP
Gail Egan NORVAN innovation 2016Handouts.pdf
- Propose strategies for attaining vascular access in complex patients
- Suggest interventions to manage challenging vascular access complications
- Discuss the practice implications of off label use of drugs and devices
CVADs: Reducing Patient Risk
Jamie Bowen Santolucito, RN,CRNI,VA-BC
- Explore and compare the association between CVAD insertion site and patient risk.
- Review established evidence-based practices and introduce recent innovative interventions designed to mitigate CVAD risk, including a new bundle of interventions which have shown to effectively reduce PICC-associated venous thrombosis.
- Explore evidence, lack of evidence and controversy surrounding select current CVAD practice guidelines.
- Discuss the evolving role of the vascular access specialist as an essential strategy in reducing risk and improving outcomes among patients requiring CVADs.
Making PICCs Safer--Santolucito Handouts.pdf
Risk And Liability For Vascular Clinicians Under The ACA (Affordable Care Act)
Russ Nassof, Esq
- Discuss 4 pay for performance aspects of the ACA that will have a direct impact upon vascular clinicians
- Identify critical risk exposure points for those four pay for performance aspects under the ACA
- Describe several mitigation strategies which vascular clinicians should apply to minimize liability at those critical risk exposure points
PICC Complications with Angiographic studies & x-ray
Amy Bardin EdD(c) MS, RRT, VA-BC
- Review of early and late complications.
- Discuss iatrogenic misadventures.
- Assessment and device troubleshooting.
- Documentation considerations.
- What is acceptable?
PICC Complications with AngiographicHandouts.pdf
Early Bird Registration, by March 18, 2015
NORVAN Member: $100
Non Member: $140 (Hint: join NORVAN and save $10)
CVAN/BAVAN Members receive a $15 discount.
RN Student: $60
Regular registration, March18 - April 18, 2015
NORVAN Members $125
Late registration, April 19-26, 2015
Deadline to register: April 26, 2015
No refunds after: April 26, 2015
Light breakfast, lunch and refreshments included.
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For hotel reservations, contact Hilton Arden West
Use group code NORVAN2016
Room rates for conference attendees:
Thursday April 28th: $139
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