AVANY is the vascular access network for New York City and Westchester County
Exhibitors: May 15, 2019
Attendees: June 5, 2019
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- Acute and Long-Term Care Health Care Professionals with Access Needs
- Home Infusion Companies and Pharmacists
- Vascular Access/Infusion Specialist and Practitioners
- Nurses and Associated Healthcare Personnel in Home Care Setting
- In-service/Education Coordinators
- Infection Prevention Practitioners
- Primary care Physicians
- Interventional Radiologist
- Student Nurse/Allied Health
CEU’s provided for this conference
ASSOCIATION For VASCULAR ACCESS:
NEW YORK METRO NETWORK (AVANY) June 7, 2019
07:30 Registration, Exhibitors and Continental Breakfast
08:30 Welcome and Introductions:
Jona Caparas, MSN, RN,VA-BC, President: AVANY
08:45 “ Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG): The “IT” Antiseptic.”
Frances (Fran) K. Canty, MA, BSN, RN,VA-BCTM Clinical Science Liaison
Objectives: Define the mechanism of action of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)
Understand the two modes of bacterial pathogenesis into the bloodstream from intravascular devices
Define the uses of CHG to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)
State the current CDC recommendations for the use of CHG to prevent CLABSI
Define the mechanism for development of CHG resistance
09:45 Solving Vascular Access Device Complications with Tissue Adhesive
Rebecca Stevens BSN, RN, VA-BC
Objectives: Review of vascular access device complications.
Define the components and characteristics of tissue adhesives.
Describe the purposes of tissue adhesives when used with VADs.
Analyze the clinical outcomes with tissue adhesives used with VADs.
11:00 Ultrasound For Vascular Access
Michael Brazunas, BSN, RN, VA-BC Clinical Specialist,
Objectives: Iidentify the challenges associated with common vascular access procedures
Define DIVA (Difficult IV Access) patients
Review the standards for the use of ultrasound for vascular access
Identify the challenges associated with the use of ultrasound
Describe the steps for implementation of an ultrasound program
12:00 Lunch and Exhibitors Time (Opportunity to meet the Industry Leaders)
1:45: Extended-Dwell PIVs: “A New Tool in the Toolbox” The Emerging Evidence:
Karoline Draper RN, MSN, VA-BC, Clinical Specialist Access Scientific
Objectives: Review 2016 INS Standards of Practice
Review Vascular Toolbox
Define Extended Dwell Catheter
Discuss Ultrasound Guided PIV data
Review Current EDC Options
Concerns with EDC
3:00 When Leaders Flex the Outcomes Speak for Themselves”.
Matthew Ostroff MSN, ACNP
Objectives: Describe the current patient populations nurses are facing and their vascular
Present current extended dwell peripheral catheter options. Discuss seldinger, modified seldinger
and accelerated seldinger technique.
Present advantages of different Catheter designs.
Discuss the extended dwell peripheral, sterile insertion and clinically indicated site rotation.
Review outcomes on a 2 French extended dwell peripheral.
4:00 pm Closing Remarks:
Matthew Fertig –AVANY Director At Large