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  • The INS Fall National Academy – A weekend ripe with opportunity
    INS is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2014 Fall National Academy and One-Day Program in Atlanta from November 14 to 16. We hope you’ll join us for a weekend packed with education, exhibits, and exchange of ideas you can’t find anywhere else in the field. Visit the official meeting Web site, download the conference brochure, or register now.  Whether it’s your first INS meeting or your 40th, you’ll be glad you came. Special thanks to B.Braun/Aesculap for supporting the One-Day Program.
     
  • Welcome New INS Chapter - Tucson, AZ!
    We are pleased to announce the official formation of our newest INS chapter in Tucson, AZ. The new Board of Directors for the local chapter, President Catherine Swazey, BSN, RN, CRNI®, Vice President Kathy McCaslin, RN, and Secretary/Treasurer Nicole Delgado, RN, along with a dedicated group of infusion professionals, joined in common interest to encourage continuing education, support their patients’ infusion therapy needs, and promote more positive outcomes.
     
    We look forward to watching their chapter grow and offer many educational events and networking opportunities for our members in the Tucson area.
     
  • International Affiliate INS India opens Forum in Kerala
     
  • INS and INCC CEO Mary Alexander was recently interviewed by AAMI for its journal. Read it here. (This article was originally published in the March/April 2014 issue of BI&T (Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology), a bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal from the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, www.aami.org. Posted with permission. Any other distribution of AAMI-copyrighted material requires written permission from AAMI.)
     
  • AAMI offers online and live comprehensive education resources for medical technology professionals. The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is introducing AAMI University, a new eLearning portal to address the needs of a new era of medical professionals and technologies. Read all about it!
     
  • "Case Study with Risk Management Strategies” is Nurses Service Organization’s latest Spotlight Legal Case Study. You can access it here.
  • INS has released a new paper to assist in the development or expansion of infusion teams. Read “Making the Business Case for Infusion Teams: The Purpose, People, and Process” here.
     
  • The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists has published a fact sheet regarding the current shortage of certain large-volume intravenous solutions, along with a plan of action. Please read this important report today and help champion these critical conservation efforts.
     
  • One Million Global (OMG) Catheters Prevalence Study - A first of its kind study to evaluate and compare the current state of PIVC use and practices from hospitals across the world.
     
  • The latest issue of Infusion Spotlight, Home Infusion Therapy, is now available in the Infusion News section of the INS Knowledge Center.
     
  • Join the Nurses’ Health Study
    The Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital are excited to announce that the Nurses' Health Study is growing. Previous cohorts taught us much of what we currently know about how diet and lifestyle can affect women's risk of developing cancer and other serious health conditions. The goal is to enroll 100,000 female nurses into a new web-based study! Read more of our story HERE.
     
  • If you are a female nurse between the ages of 20 and 46, JOIN the study!
     
  • The latest Safety Information alerts are here.
Meetings

INS Fall National Academy of Infusion Therapy
November 14-16, 2014

Hyatt Regency Peachtree -  Atlanta GA

Join us for a relaxing yet invigorating weekend of education, exhibits, and exchange of ideas. Make plans to join us before August 25th and save with early-bird pricing.

                             

 

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The Clinical Community Discussion page is our latest membership benefit - think of it as INS’ “chat room,” where you can post or comment on existing clinical discussions. Join the discussion today by visiting the Clinical Nursing Forum section of the INS Knowledge Center!

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Educational Programming and Resources


Sessions from INS 2014 Now Available in the INS Knowledge Center

We're pleased to present streamed educational sessions in the INS Knowledge Center.  Both the "Caring for the Caregiver" and "Technology" tracks filmed at INS 2014 are now available in the INS Knowledge Center. All are available for CE and recerts, please visit the INS Knowledge Center for more details.

 

Publications

 

INS Releases New Position Paper – Recommendations for Improving Safety Practices with Short Peripheral Catheters

The completely revised 4th edition covers the latest technological advances in infusion therapy and reflects the recent expansion of the practice of infusion nursing. A detailed outline format makes it easy to retrieve and review essential facts.
 


Members-Only Benefit

Download the JIN App for iPad!

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International News

 

  Visit the International Affiliate page for more information on the many organizations dedicated to providing quality infusion care around the globe.

 

Certification

 

 

The Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation (INCC), INS’ sister organization, offers the Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI®) credential. As the only nationally accredited certification for infusion nurses, the prestigious CRNI® warrants the recognition and respect of patients, peers, and employers and demonstrates a dedication to the pursuit of lifelong learning and delivery of quality health care.
 
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