POLARVAN - First Annual Symposium
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POLARVAN - First Annual Symposium

When: 8/23/2019
8 am - 4 pm
Where: Alaska Native Medical Center
4315 Diplomacy Drive
Conference Room 2
Anchorage, Alaska 
United States
Presenter: Vascular Access Specialists from Around the World

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"IV Challenges, Failures and Documentation"
A full day Educational Seminar

Registration Info: (Space is Limited)

PolarVAN member $45.00
Non-members $65.00 (Includes membership through Feb 2020)


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PolarVAN is excited to welcome special guest speakers:

Nadine Nakazawa, RN: "Challenges in As-sessment for Device Selection with Competing Recommendations”
Nadine Nakazawa has been a nurse at Stan-ford Hospital & Clinics for 38 years, with experience in oncology, infusion therapy, and vascular access. She developed the PICC Program at Stanford in 1990, and was the PICC Program Coordinator for 17 years. Sponsored by BD.

Russ Nassof, JD: "PIV Failure-Why a New Standard of Care is Needed"
Mr. Nassof is an attorney who has been involved in the fields of health risk consulting and clinician edu-cation for over 15 years concentrating his work in the areas of infection prevention and risk/liability minimization for vascular access issues. Sponsored byAdhezion.

Tim Spencer, RN ANP VA-BC: “Strategy or Risk: The use of Midline Catheters”
Tim has been a Vascular Access specialist for 30yrs. He was the Clinical Nurse Consultant at Liverpool Hospital in Australia. He is fully trained in vascular ultrasound and facilitates that progressive role of U/S guided vascular Procedures. Sponsored byTeleflex.




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