The Association for Vascular Access provides publications for our membership, vascular access professionals, and the general public.
These guidelines provide direction for individuals interested in developing projects, programs, materials and publications that promote the art and science of vascular access to be created and disseminated under the auspices of The Association for Vascular Access (AVA). (Excluding the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access - JAVA).
It is the responsibility of anyone submitting a proposal to AVA to be familiar with and follow these guidelines and expectations
Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA)
AVA's peer-reviewed professional scientific journal is published quarterly. It is FREE to AVA members as a benefit of membership, or is available through subscription.
If you are an AVA member you can view ALL issues of JAVA for FREE! 2 ways to view these...
1. Current issues of JAVA can be found on the new JAVA website; www.avajournal.org. If you are an AVA member access to JAVA is free! for instructions on how to activate your online account.
2. JAVA is also available thorough Ingentaconnect, *Anyone can access the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA) and its predecessor, Journal of Vascular Access Devices (JVAD), article content online on a pay-per-view basis via the AVA website or on ingentaconnect.
Our electronic newsletter, published quarterly, keeping vascular access professionals up-to-date on important AVA news and the latest technological and educational information. E-VAN is distributed by email to AVA members as a benefit of membership and is also available on our website.
AVA offers advertising space to all manufacturers of vascular access devices and related products to promote in the New Products section of E-VAN and the AVA website. AVA does not endorse any products, only presents them for your information.
A New Product ad is $500. We will place your ad in the next issue of E-VAN as well as place your ad on the New Products section of the AVA website for a period of 2 months.
AVA and E-VAN promote thought leadership to the international vascular access community. If you are interested in taking advantage of a great opportunity, please send a brief product description (approx. 50 words) and a photograph (jpeg or tiff format) to the E-VAN Editor at . Products should be new to the market within 12 months of E-VAN publication date and have FDA approval if applicable. If you have questions, call 1-877-924-AVA1.
Practice Guidelines in the Care and Maintenance of Pediatric Central Venous Catheters
This guide is intended to provide an overview of basic vascular access-related knowledge with which a vascular access clinician should be familiar, to assist in preparation for taking the Vascular Access Certification exam. This guide is NOT a vascular access textbook, and is not intended to be comprehensive in content. References listed provide summary information, as it is not the usual practice to study every published article that supports the following content. The summary articles do provide extensive references for those persons who wish to read the original articles cited.
A must-have for every profession in the field of vascular access.
Several position papers are posted and can be published as needed.