Improving healthcare and patient outcomes as it relates to vascular access.
IVAN, a network of the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) was established in May 2008. It is a multidisciplinary professional organization committed to excellence in vascular access nursing through educational services and networking. IVAN is governed by a board of directors who volunteer their time and expertise. Term, termination and elections are subject to AVA bylaws. IVAN's mission is to reduce vascular access complications and improve Patient outcomes through collaboration, networking and education.
IVAN members consist of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, educators and manufacturers from the vascular access field. Membership is available to any person actively involved in the field of vascular access. Members shall complete a membership application and pay dues fixed by the Board. IVAN promotes its mission through corporate sponsorship and grants to support its activities.