MINNIVAN - Skin Matters: Implications of Skin Integrity & Microbiota Dysbiosis in VA Safety
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When: Thursday, November 8, 2018
5:30 PM
Where: Hilton Minneapolis Bloomington
3900 American Blvd West
Bloomington, Minnesota  55437
United States
Presenter: Gaston E. Cartagena, Pharm.D
Contact: 507-250-4716

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In this dinner presentation Gaston will:

  1. Describe the value of the skin as a vital organ in human survival
  2. Describe the function and structure of skin with focus on the barrier properties and its impact on the overall homeostasis
  3. Define the host-system microbiota system and its functional implications in health and disease
  4. Analyze the vulnerability and the main threats to skin integrity within the vascular access environment
  5. State the role of vascular access professionals in the prevention of skin integrity damage as part of the overall patient safety strategy

Time:  5:30 pm Registration and Cocktail Reception
5:45 pm Buffet Dinner  
           6:00 pm Presentation

Please note: We will now be providing a dinner buffet which will provide options for all attendees and their dietary needs. Please arrive early enough to grab a plate from the buffet before the presentation begins at 6:00pm

Ticket sales close Sunday, November  4, 2018 at 6:00pm

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