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
April 11, 2019 54 min

This is an exceptional episode of the ISAVE That Podcast. The ECRI Institute recently released its top-10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2019, and numerous relate directly to vascular access practice and care. We focus on No. 9, Infections from Peripherally Inserted IV Lines, in this episode.
0:14-6:39 How can we already be on episode 6 of this season? Judy, Ramzy and Eric get us started with an overview of ECRI's top-10 list of 2019 Patient Safety Concerns.
6:47-51:17 An incredibly in-depth and informative conversation about Infections from Peripherally Inserted IV Lines with Jim Davis, Senior Infection Prevention & Patient Safety Analyst/Consultant at ECRI Institute, and Dr. Marcia Ryder, a research scientist whose major focus is medical biofilm in vascular access. They touch on how the selected topics on the list make it there, the process for sharing the research to support these concerns and more.
51:26-52:49 Upcoming AVA network events.

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