AVANY - Dinner Meeting
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When: Thursday, February 23, 2017
5:30 PM
Where: Season’s 52 Restaurant
630 Old Country Road
Garden City, New York  11530
United States
Presenter: Marijane Barbone and Dr. Steve Bierman
Contact: Jona Caparas

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“Bringing the Periphery into Focus”

Speaker: Marijane Barbone, RN, VA-BC                                                                   

     Clinical Specialist, Ethicon

Sponsored by: Ethicon, U.S. LLC Biopatch Products: 1 contact hr provided

Learning Objectives:

               1. Identify risks associated with Peripheral Intravenous (PIV) Catheters

            2.  Discuss changes in standards and guidelines impacting practice

              3. Explore the evolving practices in PIV management and risk reduction


“Extended Dwell Catheters: A New Tool in the Toolbox”

                                                         Speaker: Steve Bierman, MD                                                               

Chief Medical Officer Access Scientific, Inc.

Sponsored by: Access Scientific; 1 contact hr. provided

Learning Objectives

            1. What is the difference between a PIV and an EDC

            2. When is an EDC preferred to a Midline or CVC

            3. How can an EDC help to reduce central line days and CLABSI (and increase patient satisfaction)

                in both adult and pediatric populations


(Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider# CEP12371 for 2contact hrs.)                    




Non –members and Nursing students Registration fee for this event: $15.00. No Refunds for non attendance

Membership Registration for 2017 is now open

AVANY Annual Membership: Health Care Professional: $40.00/yr.    Industry: $50.00/yr.

Educational meetings are every other month with 2.0 CE credit provided (2 speakers each meeting)


AVANY IS A MULTIDISCIPILINARY Organization: Physicians, PAs, NPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, RTs, Medical Device Reps