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IVAN’s Latest News

We at IVAN are teaming with AMGEN to host a speaker/dinner event on March 14, 2019 at Gibsons Bar and Steakhouse in Rosemont, IL at 6 pm CT. The speaker is MARGARET GREEN, RN and she will be presenting the program titled " AN APPROACH TO TREATING RELAPSED OR REFRACTORY ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL): THE ROLE OF OVERALL SURVIVAL AND EARLY INTERVENTION". Attendance is limited to 60 persons. RSVPs are being accepted at:  Click Here to RSVP

Click here to view/download the event flyer:  March 14th Event Flyer  


Education and Training Opportunities

There is a free webinar that will be held on Wednesday, March 13 from 1-2 p.m. CST
Earn 1.0 CE Contact Hour. The webinar is
titled "IV Dislodgement Incidence and Safety Risks".
You can register for this webinar at this link: 
Click Here to Register


Past Events

Date: January 19, 2019

Venue: Hyatt, Rosemont, IL

Speakers / Topic: IVAN Scientific Meeting

  • Chris Ensign, MSN, RN, CNL, CRNI - "Translating Vascular Access"
  • Chris Cavanaugh, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC - "New Weapons in the Fight against CRBSI"
  • Regina Bowen Hines, MSN, RN, VA-BC - "Catheter and Bundle: Is Your Team Complete?"
  • Debbie Boyce RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC - "Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral IV Placement" (Includes a USGPIV Hands-On Workshop)

Click here to view/download the complete meeting agenda:  Scientific Meeting Agenda

Þ Speakers sponsored by BD/Bard, RyMed, and Teleflex

Þ Vendor Fair sponsored by 3M, Access Scientific, Adhezion Biomedical, Angiodynamics, BD/Bard, Ethicon, Genentech, Parker Laboratories, RyMed, Teleflex, and Vygon 

Þ # of Attendees:  74


Date: October 18, 2018

Venue: Maggiano's, Oak Brook, IL

Speakers / Topic: Russell S. Nassof, JD / “Using Audits and Evidence Based Medicine to Implement Change in PIV Products, Practice, Policy and People

Þ Sponsored by BD/Bard

Þ # of Attendees:  74