ISAVE That Podcast

ISAVE That Podcast

The ISAVE That Podcast is broadcast by the Association for Vascular Access, which has been at the forefront of protecting and saving lives through best practices and patient advocacy since 1985. AVA advances research, provides 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. The podcast serves as one of AVA's platforms for discussing research, emerging trends, patient advocacy efforts, clinical controversies and vascular access innovators.... Show More
March 25, 2019 43 min

Episode 5 of Season 2 of the ISAVE That Podcast – sponsored by Access Scientific – brings Dr. Rahul Pathak and Michelle DeVries, MPH, CIC, VA-BC™ into the fray to break down a recent AHRQ report that demonstrates how vascular access is an important arm of infection prevention, open up a discussion on device policies and procedures and much more!
0:00-0:30 A word from Episode 5 sponsor Access Scientific
0:45-2:35 There is A LOT going on with AVA! Judy, Ramzy and Eric break down an incredibly busy month of March.
2:54-40:10 Hello, Dr. Pathak and Chellie! Calling in from sunny Orlando, Florida, where Dr. Pathak practices, he and Chellie discuss the recent improvements in CLABSI rate and highlight how they navigate things at their healthcare institutions. Where do central lines and midlines fall? How do we continue to reduce infections moving forward?
40:14-41:33 Upcoming AVA network events. This spring will be busy!

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