SANVAN - Improving Vascular Access Dressing Disrupt
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Infection preventionists (IP) and vascular access specialists (VAS) should be 'best friends' in our endevors towards better patient care. Yet, often these departments are in their individual silos. Let's start fixing the IP/VAS silo!

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018
5:30 PM
Where: The Butcher Shop Restaurant
5255 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego, California  92123
United States
Presenter: Chellie DeVries BS, MPH, CIC
Contact: 619-743-4343

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Join us for a new format!

5:30 – 6:30 join us for a per-presentation “Literature Review” for 1 CE. You must be there for the entire hour to get the CE certificate. 4 members will present one journal article (15 minutes each)

We will then have some time to network before we dine and have the pleasure of Chellie DeVries’ presentation. 


  • Connect Infection Prevention, Vascular Access and Critical Care Specialties
  • Examine the importance of proactive CVAD care and mainenance and current Infection Prevention measures
  • Identify risks associated with Peripheral Intravenous (PIV) Catheters
  • Discuss changes in standards and guidelines impacting practice
  • Explore the evolving practices in PIV management and risk reduction