COVAN - Spring Symposium
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When: Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:30 am
Where: Saint Anthony Hospital
11600 W. 2nd Place
Lakewood, Colorado  80228
United States
Contact: Ryan Walker

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Join COVAN for its 11th annual spring symposium! Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12371 for 5 CEs.

Schedule of events:

0730-0800 Check in/breakfast

0800-0815 Introduction of symposium

0815-0915 The patient perspective of living with vascular access device decisions: A panel discussion with an adult and pediatric patient. Moderator Cheryl Gordon, RN, BSN, MBA, CRNI®, VA-BC™

0930-1030 "Arterial Line Insertion Program: Development from the Ground Up. Presenters: Marybell Bernhardt RN, BSN, VA-BC™, Marcela Beatty, RN and Erin Trout, RN, BSN, VA-BC™

1040-1140 How to Test Fences and Push Open Boundaries: The Road to Vascular Access Specialists' Placement of Centrally Inserted Central Venous Access. Presenter: Elena Nelson Squires, RN, VA-BC™, ONC


0930-1140 Ultrasound-Guided Class – Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral IV. Presenter: Cheryl Gordon, RN, BSN, MBA, CRNI®, VA-BC™

1140-1330 Lunch and Vendor Tour

1330-1540 Ultrasound-Guided Class – Advanced Practicum for Ultrasound-Guided IV, Hands on Portion. Presenter: Cheryl Gordon, RN, BSN, MBA, CRNI®, VA-BC™


1330-1440 Extended-Dwell PIVs: "A New Tool in the Toolbox - The Emerging Evidence." Presenter: Karolina Draper, MSN, VA-BC™

1440-1500 Raffle basket-AVA entry

1450-1600 CLABSI: Beyond Insertion & Maintenance. Presenter: Mendee Livingston, MPH, MLS, CIC

2019 Symposium fees (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!): *
Fees are non-refundable

$ 20.00 Student discount registration by 4/23/19 at 1159PM USE CODE st.19.covan

COVAN EARLY BIRD registration by 4/8/19 at 11:59PM $ 55.00
COVAN St.Anthony Employee (MUST sign up by 4/8/19 at 11:59PM) $ 45.00
COVAN LATE registration 4/9/19 - 4/20/19 at 11:59PM $ 70.00
COVAN Day of registration $ 77.00

NON -COVAN EARLY BIRD registration by 4/8/19 at 11:59PM $ 75.00
NON -COVAN St. Anthony Employee (MUST sign up by 4/8/19 at 11:59PM $ 45.00
NON -COVAN LATE registration 4/9/19 - 4/20/19 at 11:59PM $ 90.00
NON -COVAN Day of registration $ 95.00

Vendor table setup - NOT sponsoring a speaker $ 200.00
Vendor table setup AND sponsoring a speaker Free


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