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Join the Team!  AVA is for...

  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Radiology Technologists
  • Dietitians
  • Industry Representatives
  • and anyone interested in enhancing the care and management of vascular access through a multidisciplinary team effort

AVA is the leading multidisciplinary vascular access organization comprised of committed professionals.  Nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and vascular access industry representatives have all discovered the value of professional excellence, education, and networking opportunities available through AVA membership.

AVA's unique multidisciplinary international membership focuses on patient-centered care, safe insertion and maintenance of devices, vascular access service management, and staff and patient education.  Through engagement in AVA-directed efforts, members advocate for patient safety and improved outcomes through identification and implementation of best practices in techniques and complication prevention.

AVA is a vibrant, active organization with a great feeling of camaraderie among its members. We also like to add a dose of fun to go with our education and hard work. You will find this and more through our annual conference, area networks, and committee involvement.

Individual Membership Benefits

  • Registration Fee discount at AVA's Annual Scientific Meeting ($100+ value)
  • Discounted application fee for the VA-BC certification ($100 value)
  • FREE mailed subscription to the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA), AVA's quarterly peer reviewed professional scientific journal ($175 value)
  • FREE online subscription to JAVA with access to content from 1998 to present (Member only benefit)
  • FREE Members Only quarterly electronic newsletter, E-VAN for important AVA news and the latest technological and educational information
  • Continuing Education (CE) credits possible through JAVA and Annual Scientific Meeting participation
  • Committee participation opportunities to get involved and have a voice in shaping AVA
  • AVA website (; continually updated with AVA news, educational information, and full text search of entire website including JAVA, and E-VAN
  • Information about AVA networks and local/regional educational opportunities
  • Members only website access to AVA's online membership directory; great opportunity for networking in your area
  • Access to industry experts
  • Members-only discount rate ($75) to the online subscription to the Journal of Vascular Access (JVA), a worldwide peer-reviewed and scholarly research journal.  This is not AVA's journal (JAVA). Click here to view the JVA website

individual DUES

1 year $110
2 year discount option $199
3 year discount option $285
 Student (proof of enrollment required)   $75
Retired (per year)   $75

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Student Registration

Register as a student at a reduced rate of $75 per year.  Proof of enrollment required during registration

Join Now as a STUDENT

Guest Registration

Register as a guest at no charge to become a part of our community and receive communications from AVA. A Guest account also gives you access to more of AVA's products and services.  Be sure to sign in each time you visit our site.

Register as a GUEST


Call 1-877-924-AVA1 (2821) or 801-792-9079 to join by phone!

Note: AVA dues are not deductible as charitable contributions for tax purposes. Consult your tax advisor, as they may be deductible under sections of the tax code. Membership is renewed annually based on the date you join.

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