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|The AVA Foundation|
The AVA Foundation was founded to support AVA’s mission: Protect The Patient | Educate the Clinician | Save the Line.
We serve clinicians interested in vascular access, students of healthcare professions as well as vascular access patients and their families. The Foundation does this through innovation, research and education
We are a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) educational and research organization.
Research and innovation
The AVA Foundation provides research grants to develop and evaluate practices, technologies and innovations within vascular access that improve clinical outcomes. This funding is competitively awarded and assessed by members of the AVA Foundation across the criteria of significance and innovation, scientific quality and team capability.
If you have a research project that aligns with our mission, please submit a summative proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ensure your submission includes a summary to answer each of the criteria, and the project budget (no more than 9 pages total). The successful applicant will be announced at the AVA Annual Scientific meeting.
Submissions for this year have now closed. Please check back in 2020 for possible funding opportunities.
We provide funding to healthcare practitioners for both specialized and higher education in vascular access so they may deliver the highest level of vascular access care. We also support seminars, panels and education programs to provide updates in vascular access practice and stimulate learning.
Registration scholarships are available to clinicians attending the 2019 AVA Annual Scientific Meeting, to promote hands-on involvement and education. The applications window is now closed. Please check back Spring 2020 for other possible scholarship opportunities.
The AVA Foundation strives to promote patient education by funding support for educational videos and consumer literature along with consumer-oriented PR and editorial articles. Family and patient education can help ensure that recipients of vascular access card understand how to participate in their healthcare.
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