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Mining for Gold Standards in Vascular Access, 5th Annual Educational Day

  • 04/11/2014
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom CA


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NORVAN presents our 5th Annual Educational Day.

Deadline to register April 7th. No Refunds after that date.  

Our Meeting is on Friday but you will also want to join us for something new this year on Thursday night. 
Bard, Teleflex and Biopatch are hosting a Meet and Greet Social Event in Old Town Folsom.  It will be a great opportunity to get to network over drinks and appetizers. 
Location: Chicago Firehouse 
Time: 6-8pm

Programs and Speakers:

Ask the Expert: Maximize your Vascular Access Success

Stacy Buckley, RN CRNI VA-BC

Laurie Rasberry RN, BS, CRNI, OCN, VA-BC

Brian Fellmeth, PhD MD (Interventional 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. Raspberry and Dr. Fellmeth.

Learning Objectives:

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.


Practical Application of the Standards Driving Sterile Technique for VAD Insertion

Renee Cherry RN, ST, VA-BC

Paul L. Blackburn, BSN, MNA, RN, VA-BC

Learning Objectives:
Recognize current standards for CVC insertion.

Define maximal barrier precautions for CVC placement.


Reducing Catheter-related Blood Stream Infections:  Does it Stop at the Hospital's Front Door?

William R Jarvis, M.D.

Learning Objectives:

Discuss the risk of infections for home infusion patients.

Differentiate current measures to reduce catheter related infections in home infusion patients.

Understand the changing healthcare environment in reimbursement/readmission for home infusion.


Thrombus Associated with Vascular Access Devices

Sivaprasad Sukavaneshvar PH.D.

Learning Objectives:

Compare and contrast normal hemostasis with VAD Associated Thrombus.

Understand components and factors that can be targeted to mitigate thrombus associated with VADs.

Located just off Highway 50, the Lake Natoma Inn serves as your gateway to the Mother Lode and Sierra Nevada scenic areas. Originally a gold mining town and the site of the first passenger rail system west of the Rockies, the city of Folsom is steeped in a rich and colorful history. Old Town Folsom is a short walking distance from the Lake Natoma Inn. A stroll down historic Sutter Street will take you back in time to the Gold Rush days. Folsom also has miles of preserved wetlands and creeks, bordered by developed trails and rolling hills, with an abundance of beautiful views.

Click here to learn about the hotel and conference center, make reservations, get directions and see what there is to do in Historic Folsom.
Lake Natoma Inn

Conference attendees get a discounted room rate at the hotel at $109 per night.
Click here to make a reservation. Or use group code 10118 when calling for reservation.

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