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  • R E G I S T R AT I O N B R O C H U R E 2 7 T H A N N U A L S C I E N T I F I C M E E T I N G w w w . a v a i n f o . o r g / a n n u a l Expanded content New
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Who Should Attend? l RNs l ARNPs l Physician Assistants l Physicians l Respiratory Therapists l Radiology Technologists l Hospital Marketing & Sales Professionals l Regulatory & Quality Professionals l Engineers & Product Designers l Vascular Access Consultants The Association for Vascular Access (AVA) is an association of healthcare professionals founded in 1985 to promote the emerging vascular access specialty. Today, its multidisciplinary membership advances research, professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes, and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access. AVA is the leader in defining the standards of vascular access through an evidence-based approach, resulting in enhanced healthcare outcomes. Improve the quality of care you deliver to patients by enhancing your clinical skills. Learn best practices at 6 general sessions, 35 concurrent sessions, and 100 abstracts over 4 full days. Sessions on ECG catheter guidance, ultrasound best practices, infection prevention, long-term HPN, CVC complications, clinical-academic partnerships, and access for challenging patients are just part of this exciting schedule. 2 Meet colleagues and vascular access experts from across the country to broaden your professional network. Find more than 1,300 vascular access professionals all under one roof. Meet fellow attendees during the welcome luncheon at the exotic Delta Island and at impromptu coffee breaks throughout the magnificent Gaylord Opryland. Visit the exhibit hall to discover the newest products and services that can improve outcomes. More than 65 companies will have exhibit booths, symposia, or platinum showcases at AVA 2013. Learn the latest technology and engage in hands-on demonstrations without engaging in hours of vendor meetings at your facility.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s 3S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Design Team (DTEAM) Chris Cavanaugh, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC, Chair Judy Thompson, RN, BSN, VA-BC, Co-Chair Jennifer McCord, MSN, RN, PCCN, CCRN, CCNS, VA-BC, Board Liaison Tonya Hutchison, Staff Liaison Evan Alexandrou, RN, BHealth, ICU Cert, MPH, PhD(c) Amy Bardin, RRT, MS Salomao Faintuch, MD, MSc Robbin George, RN, VA-BC Cheryl Gordon, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC Mickey Hawes, RN, BS, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC Brad Hill, MD Jocelyn Hill, RN, BSN, MN(c), OCN, CVAA(c), VA-BC Cheryl Kelly, RN, BSN, VA-BC Jack LeDonne, MD, VA-BC Anita Piano, RN, BS 27th Annual Scientific Meeting 3 “ One of the magical things about Nashville is just how many incredibly talented people are here and the way they support each other. ” – Callie Khouri, writer and producer for Nashville The quote above applies not only to this great city hosting our 2013 meeting, but to the attendees joining us as well. I am always impressed by the incredibly gifted and talented clinicians who attend the AVA meetings and the way they support the specialty, and each other. The niche of vascular access is a unique one, practiced in all settings, and it is often seen as part of another specialty. It is here, at the Annual Scientific Meeting, that we can refocus our efforts and energies into defining our practice as a specialty in its own right, and perfecting the science that is vascular access. Once again, the DTEAM has worked hard to present to you an agenda that will motivate, excite and challenge you. I have been honored to lead this committee for the last year. The quality, integrity and work ethic of this team has made my job so very easy. This year, in addition to a strong pediatric track supported by Pedivan, we have included sessions that will focus on the patient side of the line, challenging cases in dialysis and other central access, ways to move your scope of practice forward and improve your technology skills and savvy. We have included pre-meeting offerings that will help you to prepare for the VA-BC exam, make the transition from the adult to the pediatric world, learn about what bugs you, and get started in the specialty of vascular access. We have brought back the roundtables this year by popular demand, and have incorporated both 30-minute and 1-hour breakout sessions to present valuable information and content. You won’t want to miss our video session moderated by Dr. Jack LeDonne. Once again this year, we will offer continuing education credit for our sessions to physicians and PA’s, nurses, radiology techs and respiratory therapists. Our faculty includes speakers from five different countries and various clinical roles, truly showcasing our international, multidisciplinary focus. Also based on your feedback, we have extended the hours of exhibit time so you can learn more about what is new in vascular access products. I have always felt that the AVA members were my extended family, and attending the AVA Scientific Meeting often feels like part family reunion and part going back to school. The support that the AVA members share with one another is something not found in many other places, and Nashville, TN is a great place to showcase this. If this is your first AVA, I hope that you will join us for the First Time Attendees’ Session and reach out to the Ambassadors if you need help with anything during the meeting. Take this time to network with colleagues, learn about new things and most of all, have fun. Welcome Home. Sincerely, Chris Cavanaugh, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC DTEAM Chair
  • Keynote Speaker & Meeting Highlights KEYNOTE SPEAKER If You Can’t Stand Up, Stand Out! — with Michael Schlappi Friday, September 20th 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Do you ever wonder if your mind and body will keep up with the demands of your life? Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Do you need inspiration? Our keynote speaker is a master of dealing with change through enhanced focus and revitalized energy. Gold medalist, author, businessman, husband and father of five – Mike Schlappi understands the need for consistent energy and constant focus. He served on the Board of Trustees for the 2002 Olympic Games, won two gold medals, and was honored in Utah as a Top 50 athlete of the century. What’s the big deal? He did it all from his wheelchair. Paralyzed from the waist down in a childhood accident, Mike’s back and dreams were broken; but he received a special gift. One of those precious, and oft-times elusive secrets of life, and he will share it with us. When they speak, the vascular access decision makers listen. Now you can too. Learn from world renowned experts as they share their experiences, knowledge and insights in general sessions open to all attendees. Procedural CVC Complications: When It All Goes Horribly Wrong Mary T. Tessier, RN, BSN and Andrew Bodenham, FRCA, MD Sunday, September 22nd 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM This session combines the personal experiences of a patient on the receiving end, who is also a nurse specialist in vascular access, with a UK anaesthetist/critical care physician with considerable experience in vascular access and managing complications plus medicolegal work. The speakers will discuss using ultrasound guidance to its full potential (including beyond the IJV, subclavian access) with the message it should be used in all cases assuming devices/ expertise available in developed countries. Other Side of the Line Beth Gore Sunday, September 22nd 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM As the caregiver to Manny (4) who has a central line for a lifetime, the speaker will share compelling stories of heroic efforts of the vascular access that helped save his life multiple times. The talk will also illustrate that most people who handle his line have a lack of training on standards of care and protocols for vascular access procedures. Stay for this closing session! Book signing by Mike Schlappi during the Welcome Lunch! MEETING HIGHLIGHTS Building Clinical-Academic Vascular Access Research Partnerships that Work! Claire Rickard, RN, PhD Friday, September 20th 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Researching complex issues, such as vascular access device management, requires the strengths of many to evaluate and implement successful interventions. This session will detail the growth of a multidisciplinary, clinical-academic vascular access research group whose record in clinical trials, laboratory research, feasibility testing, and opportunities for mentoring between junior and experienced researchers, has culminated in $6.5 million in competitive funding, prestigious publications such as The Lancet, and opportunities to bridge the evidence-implementation gap. Vascular Access in the Dialysis Patient: How to Ensure the Best Access under the Most Challenging Circumstances Bradley Hill, MD and Peter Bream, MD Friday, September 20th 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Vascular specialists encounter a number of obstacles when they are asked to access patients with a long history of vascular access and/or comorbidities, especially patients on hemodialysis. This session will explore the current trends in dialysis access including peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis and will focus on understanding the various options when traditional routes are no longer an option. S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s4 CLOSING SESSION Film Festival Jack LeDonne, MD, VA-BC Monday, September 23rd 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Vascular Access is a visual discipline. While there is a place for verbal descriptions and still photos of procedures, capturing the motion and details with video makes it real. In this session, we will present six videos that demonstrate different aspects of Vascular Access.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s 5 Pediatric Highlights THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH PRE-MEETING WORKSHOP 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pediatrics Complications ($) See Page 8 for session description Pat Catudal, RN, BS Ranjit S. Chima, MD Holly Hess, RN, BSN, VA-BC Robert Jarrett, DO Stephanie A. Pitts, MSN, RN, CPN, VA-BC Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH BREAKOUT SESSIONS 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Peds/Neonatal CXR Interpretation Janet Pettit, DNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Infection Prevention Hudson Garrett, PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP, CSRN, VA-BC SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST GENERAL SESSION 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Peds Power Hour Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC Darcy Doellman, RN, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC Stephanie A. Pitts, MSN, RN, CPN, VA-BC Pat Catudal, RN, BS MODERATOR: Anita Piano, BS, RN, VA-BC SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND GENERAL SESSION 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Other Side of the Line Beth Gore (See Page 4 for session description) BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Flushing and Blood Sampling from Small Catheters Anne Marie Frey, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC Survey of Neonatal PICC Practices Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Catheter Tip Location and Navigation in Pediatrics Stephanie A. Pitts, MSN, RN, CPN, VA-BC Bringing Best Practice to the Smallest Patients: MST and Ultrasound Use in Neonates Holly Hess, RN, BSN, VA-BC MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD ROUNDTABLE SESSION 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM We Can Do A Better Job: A Bundle of Interventions to Make Pediatric Vascular Access Better Holly Hess, RN, BSN, VA-BC BREAKOUT SESSIONS 8:45 AM – 9:50 AM CVC Guidelines for the Pediatric Home Care Patient: The Road Less Traveled Darcy Doellman, RN, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC 10:05 AM – 11:10 AM IV Infiltration Collaborative Simmy Randhawa, DNP, MBA, MS, NE-BC $ = Separate registration fee required. (See page 19 for workshop fees) Pedivan is an AVA special interest group comprised of clinicians, educators and manfacturers, dedicated to improving outcomes for pediatric patients. Pedivan brings its own keynote speaker, specially designated sessions, workshops, networking opportunities to AVA 2013. If you work with pediatric vascular access, you need to attend AVA 2013! S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM Exhibitor Symposia 10:45 AM – 5:00 PM Posters Display 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Oral Abstract Presentations/ Professional Development Sessions 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Platinum Showcases 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM AVA Business Meeting and Town Hall 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Exhibitor Symposia 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM General Session SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM First-Time Attendee Orientation 9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM General Session Thursday SEPTEMBER 19TH – Pre-Meeting 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Pre-Meeting Workshops (Additional Fees apply) Friday SEPTEMBER 20TH – Day 1 Saturday SEPTEMBER 21ST – Day 2 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Coffee Break 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Coffee Break 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Keynote 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Welcome Lunch Reception 3:00 PM – 5:15 PM Breakouts 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM Exhibits Open (Lunch in hall) Exclusive 10:45 am – 12:45pm Sunday SEPTEMBER 22ND – Day 3 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM Exhibitor Symposia 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Posters Display 8:00 AM – 11:15 AM General Sessions 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Oral Abstract Presentations/ Professional Development Sessions 2:30 PM – 4:45 PM Breakouts 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Platinum Showcases 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Coffee Break 11:15 AM – 2:15 PM Exhibits Open (Lunch in hall) Exclusive 10:45 am – 12:45pm 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Exhibitor Symposia Monday SEPTEMBER 23RD – Day 4 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Roundtables 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM Posters Display 8:45 AM – 10:35 AM Breakouts Group A 9:20 AM – 11:10 AM Breakouts Group B 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Oral Abstract Presentations/ Professional Development Sessions 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM General Session 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Closing General Session 4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Closing Remarks 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Coffee Break 11:10 AM – 2:00 PM Exhibits Open (Lunch in hall) Exclusive 11:00 am – 1:00 pm = coffee break = meal 6 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM General Session 8:45 AM – 11:10 AM Breakouts 8:30 AM – 10:45 AM General Sessions 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Herbst Award Presentation
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s 7 Do you feel alone at your facility? Come to AVA 2013 and realize that there are thousands of vascular access professionals just like you. Meet experts who can advise you on best practices. Connect with members who work in similar facilities. Find colleagues who have had similar challenges. You’ll be surprised how inspiring it can be to meet fellow vascular professionals and share best practices and challenging issues. Enjoy lunch and meet new colleagues surrounded by elaborate greenery, flowers and even an indoor river at the Welcome Luncheon on Friday, September 20th , held at the unique domed “island” of Water’s Edge. Please join us in presenting the Suzanne LaVere Herbst Award for Excellence in Vascular Access to this year’s recipient. This award is the highest recognition AVA offers a member, in recognition of his or her contributions that promote optimal outcomes for people requiring vascular access and/or substantial contributions to the art and/or science of vascular access. Engage with colleagues with similar interests at roundtables, discussion-based informal sessions held on Monday, September 23rd . Broadenyour professional network.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s8 Pre-Meeting Workshops THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Essentials in Microbiology: How Microbes Cause Infections Related to Vascular Access and What We Can Do to Prevent Them ($) Session ID: A100 Contact Hours: 4.8 Kathleen Meehan Arias, MS, CIC Martha Harris, BS, M(ASCP), CIC Would you like to take a Microbiology refresher class with a focus on microbes that cause infections related to vascular access? The speakers will discuss the unique characteristics of pathogens most commonly associated with vascular access related infections, including how these organisms resist drug treatment, form biofilm, and can survive in the healthcare environment. A discussion of recent outbreaks associated with improper injection and medication practices will provide the clinician with insight into how these outbreaks can occur and how they can be prevented. Interactive clinical scenarios will be used to demonstrate how to use the information presented to prevent infections related to vascular access. The participants will also be asked to “Name That Bug!” 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Vascular Access 101 ($) Session ID: A101 Contact Hours: 4.8 Chris Cavanaugh, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC Jocelyn Hill, RN, MN, CVAA, OCN, VA-BC Robbin George, RN, VA-BC Cheryl Gordon, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC Everything you wanted to know about vascular access but were afraid to ask. This 4 hour session will cover the basics of vascular access including various devices, their use, device selection based on patient needs, device and complication troubleshooting and prevention of complications. We will discuss typical activities and challenges for the vascular access professional and some case studies. Bring your questions! 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Vascular Access Certification Review ($) Session ID: A102 Contact Hours: 9.6 Nadine Nakazawa, RN, BS, OCN, VA-BC Anita Piano, BS, RN, VA-BC Kay Coulter, CRNI, VA-BC This full-day course is designed in conjunction with the Study Guide for the Vascular Access Certification produced by AVA. Instructors will provide a comprehensive overview of the key areas incorporated into the Vascular Access Certification Examination including review of vascular access devices, considerations in placement methods, device selection, use, care, maintenance and complications associated with the full spectrum of vascular access. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pediatrics Complications ($) Session ID: A103 Contact Hours: 9.6 PART I: The Anatomy of a Complication: A Case Study of When Care becomes an Adverse Event Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC Robert Jarrett, DO PART II: Complications Overview Pat Catudal, RN, BS PART III: Tricky PICCs, Sticky PICCs, Techy PICCs and Sneaky PICCs:The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Our Favorite Device Holly Hess, RN, BSN, VA-BC PART IV: Role of Ethanol Stephanie A. Pitts, MSN, RN, CPN, VA-BC PART V: Kids, Caths, Clots Ranjit S. Chima, MD Pediatric patients and families rely on vascular access experts to safely and effectively place and care for children’s vascular access devices. Many practitioners have read about complications or are familiar with those they have experienced firsthand. This workshop is designed to take one’s knowledge of pediatric vascular access device complications to the next level. This full-day workshop will give attendees the tools to identify, prevent and manage complications associated with vascular access devices. 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Implementation of an Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Program ($) Session ID: A104 Contact Hours: 4.8 Supported by See ad on page 9 for session information. 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Vascular Access: Research, Education, Clinical Practice and Business Development ($) Session ID: A105 Contact Hours: 4.8 Marcia Ryder, PhD, MS, RN Gail M. Egan, MS, ANP Leslie Leon, RN, BSN, CRNI, ACIG Michele Lee, RN, CRNI This session will address opportunities for career development for vascular access specialists in three areas: clinical practice, research, and business development. An advanced practice clinician will identify potential opportunities for clinical role expansion such as attaining access in profoundly access limited patients, off label use of medical devices, and novel uses of standard devices. Successful businesswomen will share experiences in starting and growing a vascular access business in education and clinical practice including marketing, forecasting and innovation within a value-added business plan. An experienced researcher will discuss opportunities for participation in research conduct at various levels of participation and in partnership. A panel discussion will allow for participant interaction with the experts! $ = Separate registration fee required. (See page 19 for workshop fees)
  • ultrasoundultrasound GUIDED PERIPHERAL IV PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATIONOFAN Announcing the AVA 2013 Scientific Pre-meeting Workshop Obtaining peripheral IV access can be increasingly difficult. The population of patients with challenging vasculature is growing and has the potential to increase material costs, reduce workflow and staff productivity, and reduce patient satisfaction when multiple attempts are required to gain access. Ultrasound is becoming the standard of care for central line vascular access, and offers several benefits that may help increase first stick success rates over blind sticks when placing peripheral IVs. Including the ability to: •Visualize vessel size, depth, and surrounding anatomy •Identify preferred insertion sites and areas to avoid •Cannulate vessels using real-time image guidance The potential benefits of an Ultrasound Guided IV program are compelling, but the implementation is critical to your success. This 4-hour program will provide a practical, case based approach to understanding and implementing a successful ultrasound guided IV program in your facility. Upon completion of this course, each attendee will: Didactic •Understand published literature related to the success rate of landmark technique versus ultrasound guided insertion for IVs. •Be able to justify the addition of ultrasound guidance to their practice. •Learn how the use of ultrasound will help provide a higher level of confidence in approaching any peripheral vascular access challenge. Practicum •Identify the principles of ultrasound as they apply to peripheral vascular access. •Understand differences between different types of ultrasound systems available and be in a better position to determine which type of equipment will meet the needs of the facility •Understand topics that should be covered during hands-on training when implementing an ultrasound guided IV training program. Implementation •Be able to write a policy and procedure related to the addition of ultrasound guidance for peripheral IV insertions •Learn how to select trainers/champions to kick off the program •Understand how to roll out an ultrasound- guided IV program at your facility *Bard is a trademark and/or registered trademark of C. R. Bard, Inc. © 2013 C. R. Bard, Inc. All rights reserved. MC-1170-00 1305R
  • 2 7 T H A N N U A L S C I E N T I F I C M E E T I N GS e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Friday SEPTEMBER 20TH KEYNOTE 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM If You Can’t Stand Up, Stand Out! Session ID: B100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Michael Schlappi GENERAL SESSIONS 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Building Clinical-Academic Vascular Access Research Partnerships that Work! Session ID: B101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Claire Rickard, RN, PhD 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Herbst Award Presentation 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Welcome Lunch Reception 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Vascular Access in the Dialysis Patient: How to Ensure the Best Access under the Most Challenging Circumstances Session ID: B102 Contact Hours: 1.2 Bradley Hill, MD Peter Bream, MD BREAKOUT SESSIONS 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Life of a CVAD, Measured by a Calendar not a Stop Watch Session ID: C100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Janice A. Elliott, BS, RN, CRNI, VA-BC Peds/Neonatal CXR Interpretation Session ID: C101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Janet Pettit, DNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC Long Term Survivorship in Consumers on HPN: Quality of Life, Vein Preservation and Vascular Access Outcomes Session ID: C102 Contact Hours: 1.2 Joan M. Bishop Hot Topics in Vascular Access Session ID: C103 Contact Hours: 1.2 Judy Thompson, RN, MSN, VA-BC MODERATOR: Jocelyn Hill, RN, MN, CVAA, OCN, VA-BC Ultrasound Tips and Tricks to Aid in Successful Insertion of PIVs or PICCs Session ID: C104 Contact Hours: 1.2 Nancy L. Moureau, RN, BSN, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC Jack LeDonne, MD, VA-BC MODERATOR: Amy Bardin, MS, RRT, VA-BC Practical Application of the Standards Driving Sterile Technique for VAD Insertion Session ID: C105 Contact Hours: 1.2 Paul L. Blackburn, BSN, MNA, RN, VA-BC Renee L. Cherry, RN, ST, VA-BC Reaching the Frontline Session ID: C106 Contact Hours: 1.2 Blanche Murphy, BSN, VA-BC Capt. Patrick C. Wood, RN 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Repeat of 3:00 PM sessions (C-Series) In place of C101 (Peds/Neonatal CXR Interpretation): Infection Prevention Session ID: C107 Contact Hours: 1.2 Hudson Garrett, PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP, CSRN, VA-BC In place of C103 (Hot Topics in Vascular Access): Hitting the CAJ. But Did You Touch their Heart? A Psychological Approach to Invasive Procedures Session ID: C108 Contact Hours: 1.2 Matthew Ostroff, RN, BSN, VA-BC, CRNI, CEN, CPUI 10 CME This Continual Educational Activity has been submitted for accreditation in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies for the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint sponsorship of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Office of Continuing Education (CFMC OCE) and the Association for Vascular Access (AVA). CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Most offerings can be applied to the VA-BC credential for recertfication. Those that do not apply are marked. Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Saturday SEPTEMBER 21ST GENERAL SESSIONS 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Release Your Inner Nerd to Find Your Inner Balance: Online Tools and Apps to Get Organized and Get It Together Session ID: D100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Beth Ziesenis, MA 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Peds Power Hour Session ID: D101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC Darcy Doellman, RN, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC Stephanie A. Pitts, MSN, RN, CPN, VA-BC Pat Catudal, RN, BS MODERATOR: Anita Piano, BS, RN, VA-BC 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM From X-Ray to ECG, Finding the Tip Session ID: D102 Contact Hours: 1.2 The “Sweet Spot”- The Solution to the Venous Catheter Tip Location Controversy Ken Symington, MD Understanding ECGs and ECG Catheter Guidance: Why This Technique Makes Sense Peter M. Rothenberg, MD, MA 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM Exhibit Hall Open (Lunch Served) 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Platinum Showcases See page 17 for details. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM The Need for Academic Specialization in Vascular Access: Pursuing a Graduate Degree Session ID: E100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Robert B. Dawson, DNP(c), MSA, BSN, RN, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC Nerds Unite! Tech Tool and App Exchange Session ID: E101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Beth Ziesenis, MA ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM —Presenters to be Announced Visit www.avainfo.org/annual for updates. These sessions will provide an opportunity for authors of the highest scoring submissions to present their work at a platform presentation. Following a ten-minute oral presentation, a five minute question and answer period will be conducted. 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM AVA Business Meeting and Town Hall CE Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12371 for 22.8 contact hours. See pages 8–9 for Pre-Meeting Workshop CE info. It is the responsibility of each participant to determine if his or her state/national licensing agency, or certification organization recognizes continuing education hours from approved Providers of the California Board of Registered Nursing for credit toward renewal licenses or credentials. 11 Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. CRNI® This activity has been submitted to the Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation for five (5) CRNI® recertification units and is pending approval at the time of printing. AARC Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists. ASRT CE credit is pending approval by the ASRT.
  • 2 7 T H A N N U A L S C I E N T I F I C M E E T I N GS e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Sunday SEPTEMBER 22ND GENERAL SESSIONS 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Nephrology Considerations and Alternative Access for the Very Long Term Session ID: F100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Vandana Dua Niyyar, MD, FASN Christopher G. Carsten, MD 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Procedural CVC Complications: When It All Goes Horribly Wrong Session ID: F101 Contact Hours: 1.2 On the Receiving End: A Patient’s Experience of Severe Complication of CVC Insertion, Carotid Artery Damage and Resuscitation. Can You Justify Not Using Ultrasound Guidance? Mary T. Tessier, RN, BSN How Can We Avoid Such Complications. A Clinical and Medicolegal Perspective. Andrew Bodenham, FRCA, MD 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Other Side of the Line Session ID: F102 Contact Hours: 1.2 Beth Gore 11:15 AM – 2:15 PM Exhibit Hall Open (Lunch Served) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Equipped for Excellence: A Theory-Based Orientation Plan for Vascular Access Clinicians Session ID: G100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Judy S. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNI Vascular Access Fundamentals: Basic ECG Interpretation, Central Venous Pressure and Arterial Blood Gases Session ID: G101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Evan Alexandrou, RN, MPH, PhD(c) Amy Bardin, MS, RRT, VA-BC Bradley Hill, MD How to Create a Video Presentation Session ID: G102 Contact Hours: 1.2 Jack LeDonne, MD, VA-BC Peter Carr, BSc MMedSc ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM — Presenters to be Announced Visit www.avainfo.org/annual for updates. BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Flushing and Blood Sampling from Small Catheters Session ID: H100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Anne Marie Frey, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC Survey of Neonatal PICC Practices Session ID: H101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, VA-BC A Case for Non Physician Central Venous Catheter Placement Session ID: H102 Contact Hours: 1.2 Evan Alexandrou, RN, MPH, PhD(c) Peter Carr, BSc MMedSc Sheila Inwood, RN Thomas Petry, PA-C Chuck Ramirez, RRT, BA, VA-BC 12 Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. NEW FOR 2013 Build your itinerary and view session descriptions and objectives! The AVA 2013 Itinerary Planner system lets you effortlessly discover the educational content that interests you the most. Full educational session descriptions with objectives are easily searched online. Build your own personalized conference itinerary and share it with colleagues and other attendees. VISIT www.avainfo.org/planner View on your mobile device too!
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Sunday SEPTEMBER 22ND continued Ultrasound Guided Infraclavicular Axillary Vein Access Session ID: H103 Contact Hours: 1.2 Andrew Bodenham, FRCA, MD Why? When? How? Tunneling PICCs Session ID: H104 Contact Hours: 1.2 Mauro Pittiruti, MD Gloria Ortiz Miluy, RN Minimizing Risks and Liability of Technical Innovation in Contrast Extravasation Session ID: H105 Contact Hours: 1.2 Lynn C. Hadaway, MEd, RN, BC, CRNI Russ Nassof, Juris Doctor (JD) Catheter-related Thrombosis: Diagnosis, Anticoagulation, Follow Up and Interventional Treatments Session ID: H106 Contact Hours: 1.2 Sal Faintuch, MD, M.Sc. Vineet Chopra, MD, Msc, FACP, FHM 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Repeat of 2:30 PM sessions (H-Series) In place of H100 (Flushing and Blood Sampling from Small Catheters): Catheter Tip Location and Navigation in Pediatrics Session ID: H107 Contact Hours: 1.2 Stephanie A. Pitts, MSN, RN, CPN, VA-BC In place of H101 (Survey of Neonatal PICC Practices: Bringing Best Practice to the Smallest Patients): MST and Ultrasound use in Neonates Session ID: H108 Contact Hours: 1.2 Holly Hess, RN, BSN, VA-BC 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Platinum Showcases See page 17 for details. 13 Budgets tight? We understand. And, we can help! Download a sample financial justification letter at www.avainfo.org/annual l Download the justification letter and identify a specific goal or issue your organization is seeking to address. l List sessions that will contribute to the solution.
  • Monday SEPTEMBER 23RD ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Session ID: RT Contact Hours: 1.8 Expanding Your Scope of Practice Tim Spencer, RN, CNC, APN Sterile Technique Sheila Inwood, RN Thomas Petry, PA-C Video Presentation and Healthcare Social Media Jack LeDonne, MD, VA-BC Peter Carr, BSc MMedSc Advanced Degrees in Vascular Access Jennifer McCord, MSN, RN, PCCN, CCRN, CCNS, VA-BC Evan Alexandrou, RN, MPH, PhD(c) From Poster to Published Jim Lacy, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC Translating Education into Understanding — A Look at Health Literacy Ann Marie Parry, RN, CRNI, VA-BC “Where is My PICC NOW?” Post Procedural ECG Assessment of Tip Location Using Saline Columns John Allmond, RN Vascular Access in Romania: Current Practices, Needs and Development Potential Lelia Iliescu, MD, PhD Student Glue for PICCs: Improving Dressing Changes Management Gloria Ortiz Miluy, RN Preventing Infection in a Multi-Hospital Setting: Beyond the Bundle with Disinfection Caps Marc-Oliver Wright, MT (ASCP), MS, CIC Using Computer Based Tools to Make Your Life Easier Chris Cavanaugh, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC Standardizing Intervascular Line Care House Wide/ Improving Nursing Practice (CLABSI related) Karen Dillon, BSN, RN John Wagner, RN, MA We Can Do A Better Job: A Bundle of Interventions to Make Pediatric Vascular Access Better Holly Hess, RN, BSN, VA-BC BREAKOUT SESSIONS 8:45 AM – 9:50 AM CVC Guidelines for the Pediatric Home Care Patient: The Road Less Traveled Session ID: I100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Darcy Doellman, RN, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC 10:05 AM – 11:10 AM IV Infiltration Collaborative Session ID: J100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Simmy Randhawa, DNP, MBA, MS, NE-BC Attendees will earn 1.2 Contact Hours for every two (2) 30-minute sessions. NO contact hours will be awarded for attending only one 30-minute session. 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Vascular Access Fundamentals: Complication Management During CVC Placement Session ID: I101 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Amy Bardin, MS, RRT, VA-BC Late Cardiac Tamponade Secondary to Tip Position in the Right Atrium: An Urban Legend? Session ID: I102 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Mauro Pittiruti, MD Engineering Excellent Patient Outcomes in Less than Perfect Situations; Lessons from Apollo 13 Session ID: I103 Contact Hours:1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Michelle L. Hawes, RN, BS, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC The Impact of Disinfection Technology on Product Design and Patient Outcomes Session ID: I104 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Paul L. Blackburn, BSN, MNA, RN, VA-BC Denise Macklin, BSN, RNC, VA-BC AVAOnDemand Handouts, visual presentations, session audio – all of these are on the AVAOnDemand CD.* Each full meeting attendee will receive this complimentary CD key as part of their registration! All posters will be available online – free to all AVA members. *if approved by session presenter 14 AVAOnDemand meeting proceedings Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s 15 Monday SEPTEMBER 23RD continued 10:05 AM – 10:35 AM Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two 30-minute sessions Repeat of 8:45 AM sessions (I-Series, 30-minute only) 10:40 AM – 11:10 AM Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two 30-minute sessions Repeat of 9:20 AM sessions (J-Series, 30-minute only) 11:10 AM – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open (Lunch Served) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Utilizing the Internet to Improve your Network Session ID: K102 Contact Hours: 1.2 Chris Cavanaugh, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC Vascular Access Fundamentals: Coagulation and Coagulopathy Session ID: K103 Contact Hours: 1.2 Evan Alexandrou, RN, MPH, PhD(c) Vascular Access Fundamentals: Vascular Assessment Session ID: K104 Contact Hours: 1.2 Sheila Inwood, RN Tim Spencer, RN, CNC, APN ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM — Presenters to be Announced Visit www.avainfo.org/annual for updates. These sessions will provide an opportunity for authors of the highest scoring submissions to present their work at a platform presentation. Following a ten-minute oral presentation, a five minute question and answer period will be conducted. GENERAL SESSIONS 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM What About the Imperfect Patient: What Device is the Right Device Session ID: L100 Contact Hours: 1.2 Amy Bardin, MS, RRT, VA-BC Judy Thompson, RN, MSN, VA-BC 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Film Festival Session ID: L101 Contact Hours: 1.2 Jack LeDonne, MD, VA-BC I SAVE That Line! Session ID: I105 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Julie M. Weldon, RN, BS, BSN, MSN, CSSBB Standardizing the Approach to Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Dwell Catheters: Guidance for Training and Insertion Session ID: I106 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Robert B. Dawson, DNP(c), MSA, BSN, RN, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC Jona Caparas, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC 9:20 AM – 9:50 AM Save the Veins: The Importance of Vein Preservation and Vessel Mapping in the Renal Population Session ID: J101 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Angela M. Romyn, RN, BScN, MSN, CNeph When You Can’t Fnd any Veins...Think Lumbar Access Session ID: J102 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Gloria Salazar, MD The Patient Experience of PICC Insertion - A Study to Understand How Patients Perceive the Insertion Procedure Session ID: J103 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Jackie Nicholson, RGN, BSc(Hons), MSc Usability Testing in the Hospital: One Facility’s Experience Session ID: J104 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Julia Wagner, MS, RN, CCRN, VA-BC PICC Insertion in Morbidly Obese Patients: Challenges and Strategies for Success Session ID: J105 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Lyn Morris, BSN, RN, CRNI The IC-EKG Technique in FJD one year after: Improving our Skills Session ID: J106 Contact Hours: 1.2 earned per two (2) 30-minute sessions Gloria Ortiz Miluy, RN Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification. Not approved for VA-BC™ recertification.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s16 AVA’s Exhibit Hall will showcase the latest vascular access products and services from more than 65 exhibitors. Engage in hands-on product demonstrations and learn about available services. Complimentary lunch for ALL attendees is served in the exhibit hall. Discovernew technologies and products. Exhibit Hall “The Exhibit Hall saves me lots of time. No longer do I have to meet with vendors at different times in the hospital. Now I can review new products from all of the companies all at once.” – AVA 2012 attendee Posters Abstract posters will be displayed all day long next to to the exhibit hall. You don’t have to sneak away from valuable educational sessions to review the posters. EXHIBIT HALL HOURS Saturday, Sept. 21st 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM (exclusive hours: 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM) Sunday Sept. 22nd 10:45 AM – 1:45 PM (exclusive hours: 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM) Monday Sept. 23rd 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (exclusive hours: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s 17S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Exhibitor Symposia Platinum Showcases provide a forum for Platinum Corporate members to present specialized education and information impacting the field of vascular access. These showcases may feature noted speakers and focus on clinical practice and research, as well as new products and methods to improve outcomes. They may also be product specific and commercial in nature; content is chosen solely by the Platinum Member company. AVA does not provide continuing education hours for Platinum Showcases. These offerings may be promotional and are not part of the AVA Annual Scientific Meeting program. Platinum Showcases Are Peripheral IVs an Overlooked Source of Infection? Michelle Marie DeVries, BS, MPH Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions – Implications and Limitations for Practice R.B. Dawson, DNP, MSA, RN, VA-BC, CRNI, CPUI Leianne Jinkins, RN, BSN, VA-BC, CPUI Ultrasound for Difficult Peripheral Access Gregory Schears, MD Strategies to Prevent Central-Line Infections: “Scrub the Hub” and More France Paquet, RN, BSN, MSc Don’t Just PICC the IJ: A Road Map to Placing Central Lines Jim Lacy, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC What Makes a Masterpiece? Cynthia Chernecky, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN Saturday, September 21st 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Sunday, September 22nd 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Bringing Evidence-Based Practices to the Bedside: Leadership and Science, A Past, Present, and Future Perspective Linda Lembo, MSN/Ed, CRNI, VA-BC Session TBD Innovations in IV Site Care Patrick Parks, MD, PhD Session TBD 17 Symposia are additional learning opportunities for attendees provided by Industry Members. These sessions provide details on clinical research innovations, product specifics and/or technological advances. Exhibitor symposia are not part of the official AVA Scientific Meeting Program. Impact of New Vascular Access Technologies Speaker TBD New Advances in Arrow® Vascular Positioning Technology. Justin S. Lee, MD Comparative Data Using PICC Placement Technology — 600 Clinical Cases Linda C. Smith, MSN, RN, CRRN, VA-BC, CRNI Saturday, September 21st 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM Saturday, September 21st 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM CE provided for this session, coordinated by ProCE, Inc.
  • Hotel & Nashville Info 18 S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s Come experience the energy and excitement of Nashville and the Gaylord Opryland. Underneath the signature glass atriums are nine acres of indoor gardens, cascading waterfalls and even an indoor river with Delta flatboat! This landmark Nashville hotel is a short distance to the Grand Ole Opry, honkeytonks on Broadway and cruising on an authentic riverboat. The property also has an extraordinary combination of contemporary dining, unique shopping, relaxing spa and exciting recreation to provide the perfect backdrop for AVA. Housing Information All events will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. The Gaylord Opryland Hotel is just 10 minutes from the Nashville International Airport and next door to the Grand Ole Opry. Gaylord Opryland gives you a top Music City location offering Nashville’s best entertainment, dining and shopping … all under one roof. Gaylord Opryland Hotel 2800 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN 37214 Special AVA Rate: $189 single/double (resort fee is waived for AVA guests) Online Reservations: www.avainfo.org/housing Phone Reservations: Call 877-491-7397 and ask for the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) rate. This rate is available until August 27th , 2013, or until the block is exhausted, whichever is first. Room rate includes: l Wireless internet access in all guest rooms, atriums, restaurants and lobbies l 24-hour access to fitness center l Two bottles of water per room per day l Scheduled complex shuttle service to Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat, Gaylord Springs Golf Course and Opry Mills shopping l Resort Savings Card – select discounts throughout the property for restaurants, dry cleaning and attractions Marriott Reward Points: As of October 2012, Gaylord Hotel Properties are being managed by Marriott. As a result, Marriott Rewards members can now earn and redeem points at all Gaylord Hotels’ premier resorts.
  • S e e a v a i n f o . o r g / p l a n n e r f o r s e s s i o n d e s c r i p t i o n s a n d o b j e c t i v e s REGISTER ONLINE! Fast and easy online registration at www.avainfo.org/annual. All major credit cards and checks are accepted. To register online using a check, enter your check number on the payment page (or TBD, if the check has not been issued). Then, simply mail the check with a copy of your confirmation email to address below. If paying via check after August 1st , register online, and bring your check with a copy of your confirmation email to the onsite registration counter in the Opryland Hotel. Payment must be received before registration materials may be retrieved. For more questions about online registration, email AVAReg@conferencemanagers.com or call 703-964-1240 x19. MAIL CHECKS TO: AVA Registration Department 512 Herndon Parkway, Suite D Herndon, VA 20170 Groups of 4 or more can receive the discount online. Simply select “Group Registration” as your registration type. See “Discounts for Groups” below for more information. DISCOUNTS FOR GROUPS Groups should register online to take advantage of the group discount. Visit www.avainfo.org/annual to register your group online. Groups of 4 or more attendees will be eligible for a $50 discount on each registration. Example: 5 attendees registering for the meeting will receive a total $250 discount on the registrations (5 attendees x $50 = $250). All registrations must be submitted at the same time, making one payment to receive the group discount. Discount cannot be applied to registrations that are not submitted as a group. Discount applies to attendees only; exhibiting companies purchasing additional personnel badges are not eligible. CANCELLATION POLICY Written notice of cancellation received by the AVA 2013 Scientific Meeting Registration Manager no later than 11:59 PM EST on August 8th , 2013 will result in a refund of registration fees paid less a $50 processing fee. If initial payment included a membership fee, the membership fee will not be included in the refund. Refunds are not permitted for cancellations received after 11:59 PM EST on August 8th , 2013. All refunds will be issued utilizing the same method as the initial payment. Substitutions are encouraged and should be submitted to AVAreg@conferencemanagers.com. Please include the original attendee’s name and the substitute’s full contact information. No-shows are non-refundable. For additional information, or for changes/cancellations, please contact the Registration Department at AVAReg@conferencemanagers.com, or call 703-964-1240 x19. PROGRAM CANCELLATION In the unlikely event of meeting cancellation, AVA will refund 100 percent of registration fees paid. AVA assumes no liability for any penalty fees on airfare tickets, deposits for hotel accommodations, or any other fees, charges, penalties, or other incidental costs that a registrant might incur as a consequence of cancellation. Registration fees are not deductible as charitable contributions for tax purposes. Consult your tax advisor, as they may be deductible under sections of the tax code. MAIN MEETING REGISTRATION The Main Meeting registration fee includes access to all main meeting sessions, general sessions, exhibit hall, and meal functions. The Single Day registration fee includes access to the main meeting sessions, general sessions, exhibit hall, and meal functions for only the date purchased. Exhibit Hall Only passes grant access only to the Exhibit Hall and meal functions held in the Exhibit Hall for the date purchased. The Main Meeting begins on Friday, September 20th , 2013 at 9:15 AM, and ends on Monday, September 23rd , 2013 at 4:30 PM. PRE-MEETING WORKSHOP REGISTRATION Pre-Meeting workshops require separate registration and fee. Choose from 8 hour or 4 hour sessions. Register for two 4 hour sessions and save $40! Registration Information 19 Full, Main Meeting Registrations On or Before 8/8 After 8/8 Full Meeting, Member $475 $600 Full Meeting, Non-Member $600 $725 Student* $250 $300 *Verification of full-time status from an academic advisor or Dean must accompany the registration Single Day Registrations On or Before 8/8 After 8/8 One-Day, Member (each day) $270 $320 One-Day, Non- Member (each day) $320 $395 Exhibit Hall Only (each day) $100 $100 Pre-Meeting Workshops (Thursday, September 19th ) Pre-Meeting Workshops are not included in the Main Meeting registration price. 4-Hour Workshops 9/19, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM A100 Essentials in Microbiology: How Microbes Cause Infections Related to Vascular Access and What We Can Do to Prevent Them A101 Vascular Access 101 9/19, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM A104 Implementation of an Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Program A105 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Vascular Access: Research, Education, Clinical Practice and Business Development On or Before 8/8 After 8/8 Member $185 $235 Non-Member $235 $285 8-Hour Workshops 9/19, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM A102 Vascular Access Certification Review A103 Pediatrics Complications On or Before 8/8 After 8/8 Member $280 $350 Non-Member $330 $400 Sign up for two 1/2 day workshops and save $40!
  • AVA thanks the following companies for providing support to the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting. 5526 West 13400 South Ste #229 Herriman, UT 84096 Sign up for meeting updates! www.avainfo.org/updates 24.6 CEs* 1,300 ATTENDEES 65EXHIBITORS 35concurrent sessions 100+Abstracts 4FULL DAYS Register by August 8th to save! w w w . a v a i n f o . o r g / a n n u a l (as of May 1st , 2013) Enhance your clinical skills. Broaden your professional network. Discovernew technologies and products. *AVA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12371