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
October 23, 2018 45 min

Episode 8 of the ISAVE That Podcast sponsored by ETHICON - BIOPATCH features a pair of interesting interviews, first with Dr. Liza Ovington on peripheral IVs and controlling infection and Chuck Ramirez, a JAVA author. Hosts Judy Thompson, Ramzy Nasrallah and Eric Seger chat with these two highly intelligent individuals and provide an update on AVA as a whole as we move toward the end of the year.
0:56 – How is it almost Halloween already? Judy and Ramzy join Eric from Salt Lake City, where they are working with other members of the AVA core staff to hash out budget items for 2019.
6:18 – A word from our Episode 8 sponsor, ETHICON - BIOPATCH
7:16 – We are joined by Dr. Liza Ovington, Medical Director at ETHICON - BIOPATCH to hear her thoughts on infection prevention and infection control with regards to peripheral IVs.
32:20 – Beyond the Manuscript: Eric chats with Chuck Ramirez, Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, about his article on hemodialysis catheter insertion without a chest X-ray. His study is set to publish in the upcoming issue of JAVA.
42:25 – AVA Network Events

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