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Building Blocks For Vascular Access Success

  • 04/05/2013
  • 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
  • Scottish Rite Masonic Center


  • $5 discount
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NORVAN presents our 4th Annual Educational Day.
Building Blocks For Vascular Access Success

Don't miss out on another one of our exceptional programs.  Again this year we offer great speakers, great food, fun door prizes and networking opportunities. And don't forget the Vendor Showcase to see all the new products that help us improve practice and patient outcomes.


Ask the Expert: Maximize your Vascular Access Success

Stacy Buckley, RN CRNI VA-BC, Gail Egan MS ANP,  Brian Fellmeth, PhD MD (Radiologist)  

Attendees will submit their Vascular Access questions, challenges and complications with their class registration. Submitted topics will be selected and presented by Ms. Buckley, Ms. Egan and Dr. Fellmeth.

Identify 2 vascular access insertion complications.
Verbalize 2 solutions for a vascular access complication and / or challenge.
Identify 2 CVC malpositions on radiograph and describe potential strategies for resolution.

Review of VA Malpractice Cases: Keep Your Patients Safe and You Out of Court

Carolynn Cassutt RN, CRNI, CLNC, VA-BC                                                                                                                                          

Identify the required elements of a professional malpractice case.

Identify sources of standards of care.Apply safe practice strategies from the case study analysis discussed.

Defining the Risk of Malposition

Rita M Larson RN, CRNI, MBA, VA-BC

Discuss Case Studies of Arterial Puncture.
Gain an understanding of Pericardial Reflection with Arterial Puncture.
Recognize opportunities to improve tip location.
Outline present clinical standards and methods in precise tip location.


Peripheral IV Complications and Standards

Michelle DeVries, MPH  CIC


Identify the infection risks of PIV’s.Discuss the impact of PIV Infections.
Review current CDC & INS guidelines regarding PIV’s.

This year's event will be held at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center.

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CVAN and BAVAN members receive a $5 discount on registration fees. 

Early Bird Registration through March 15th
Regular Registration March 7th - March 20th
Late Registration from March 21 - April 2nd

Deadline to register April 2nd.
No refunds after April 2nd.

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