“I have gained so much from belonging to INS. Infusion therapy touches nearly every patient, and I feel I make a real difference for them because of the knowledge I have obtained through INS.” ---Linda Resler, BSN, RN, CRNI®
Thank you to all who contributed to the success of INS 2015!
INS 2015 is right around the corner, and we’re pleased to bring you two new podcasts with distinguished faculty on two important topics.
Best Practices for Implanted Vascular Access Ports, with Susanne Conley, MSN, RN, CPON®, ACONS®, and Identification and Management of Post-Thyroidectomy Hypocalcemia, with Virginia Strootman, RN, CRNI®, IgCN.
Two New Archived Webinars Available
- "Mandatory Reporting of CLABSI: Focusing on Post-Insertion Care," presented by Lisa A. Gorski, MS, HHCNS-BC, CRNI®, FAAN. For information and registration, click here.
- “Enhancing Accountable Care Through Improved CLABSI Outcomes,” presented by Roxane Perucca, RN, MS, CRNI®. For information and registration, click here.
Survey Explores Variations in PICC-Related Practices — Dr. Vineet Chopra, a University of Michigan physician and researcher, seeks members’ responses to a brief survey designed to understand variation in practices related to the placement, care, and management of peripherally inserted central catheters.
BrightStar Care & Infusion Nurses Society Form Mutually Beneficial Partnership – Details about this exciting new collaboration are here.
New Podcast Available – Presented by Kay Coulter, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC
Infusion therapy for the older adult population presents unique challenges. With more than 30 years' experience in infusion therapy, Kay Coulter has identified these challenges. She will be presenting "Successful Infusion Therapy in Older Adults" at INS 2015 in Louisville and joined us for a podcast to discuss the infusion needs for this growing population.
New Webinar Available – “Consequences of Central Venous Catheterization: Identification, Discussion, and Methods for Reduction of Common CVC and PICC Complications,” sponsored by Teleflex, is now streaming in the Knowledge Center and is FREE for members.
AAMI Foundation Launches Coalition to Champion Infusion Therapy Safety
The AAMI Foundation, in cooperation with industry partners, healthcare providers, and national organizations, has launched an ambitious initiative to develop and promote solutions that improve patient outcomes with infusion therapy. For details, click here.
FDA Launches New Mobile App
Today, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched the agency’s first mobile app specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.The app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products. For complete information, click here.
INS Newsfeed: The Latest Innovation in Industry News Delivery
INS is pleased to introduce INS Newsfeed. Delivered every Wednesday to your inbox, it gives you up-to-date information from INS, exhibitors, associations, and other industry leaders.