Mission Statement:
purpose is to provide an opportunity for individuals involved in vascular access within the area to network, to improve practice and patient outcomes by focusing on educations and new product innovations.

Board Members:
President - Mary Smith, BSN, VA-BC

Vice President - Tami Essmann, BSN, VA-BC

Secretary - Andy Kontowicz, BSN, CRNI
Event Coordinator - Danielle Prohaska, BSN, VA-BC

Contact Us:  wisvan2@gmail.com


Membership is open to a wide variety of professions consisting of the following:

  • Vascular Access Nurses
  • Clinical Managers
  • Nurse Practicioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Clinical Educators
  • Hospital Homecare Nursing Staff
  • Physicians
  • Infection Disease Specialists
  • Industry Product Representatives
Calendar of Events:  

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Vascular Access Securement:  New Standards, Satisfaction and Safety
Presented by:  Mark S. Rowe, MNSc, RNP, VA-BC
Vascular Access Specialist, University of Arkansas for Medical Services

Sponsored by securAcath

-Understand the updated standards related to Vascular Access Device Securement
-Describe a process to evaluate and implement changes of practice
-Utilize a Subcutaneous Engineered Stabilization Device

Bonfyre Grille
2601 W Beltine Hwy

Madison, WI 53713

Click here to RSVP and for more details

5:00 p.m. - Registration/Networking
5:30 p.m. - Announcements & Dinner
6:00 p.m. - Presentation
7:30 p.m. - Vendor

Members:  Free

Non-Wisvan Members – sign up as a “WISVAN member” and $15 pay at door (includes dinner and presentation)

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