Wednesday 10 May 2017

WoCoVA Session 1: What's new in infection prevention


viewpresentationCommon clinical practice vs Evidence-Based Medicine: Filling the gap
Dr Roberto Biffi, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy

viewpresentationNeedle Free Connectors and filters
Dr Marcia Ryder, Ryder Science, Inc., Nashville, USA

viewpresentationExit site selection
Dr Rob Dawson, Vascular Access Consultants, LLC, Nashua, USA

viewpresentationBundles and checklists
Mr Ton Van Boxtel, Infusion Innovations, Bilthoven, The Netherlands


WoCoVA Session 2: What’s new in peripherally inserted

viewpresentationTip Navigation and tip location for PICCs
Mr Mauro Pittiruti, Catholic University Hospital, Rome, Italy

viewpresentationA critical view of evidence based documents on PICCs
Dr Massimo Lamperti, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


WoCoVA Session 3: What’s new in centrally inserted central catheters

viewpresentationThe axillary approach
Dr Massimo Lamperti, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

viewpresentationCentral access in neonates and infants
Mr Mauro Pittiruti, Catholic University Hospital, Rome, Italy

viewpresentationUltrasound and central venous access: the state of the art
Dr Roberto Biffi, European Institute of Oncology, Milano, Italy

viewpresentationDevice selection in cancer care and parenteral nutrition
Dr Rob Dawson, Vascular Access Consultants, LLC, Nashua, USA


WoCoVA Session 4: What’s new in prevention of non-infective complications

viewpresentationPrevention of complications during port insertion
Prof Ulf Teichgräber, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany

viewpresentationPrevention of dislocation
Mr Mauro Pittiruti, Catholic University Hospital, Rome, Italy

viewpresentationPrevention of thrombosis
Dr Massimo Lamperti, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

viewpresentationPrevention of lumen occlusion
Dr Marcia Ryder, Ryder Science, Inc., Nashville, USA


Thursday 11 May 2017

PLENARY SESSION

viewpresentationMy House Rules: A New Take on the House of Cannulas
Dr Cathryn Murphy, Chief Executive Officer & Creative Director Infection Control Plus Pty Ltd, QLD

viewpresentationAll About the Money: The Cost of Vascular Access Failure
Prof Elizabeth Geelhoed, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, WA


THE PERIPHERALS - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationPeripheral Intravenous Catheter Education: Are We On The Same Page?
Dr Gillian Ray-Barruel, Griffith University

viewpresentationA Peripheral Intravenous (Piv) Cannula Audit- Journey From Insertion To Removal, 2017
Mrs Jenny Heretini, Waikato District Health Board

viewpresentationImplementation of a Difficult Venous Access (Diva)Pathway
Dr Evan Alexandrou, Liverpool Hospital


VA IN PAEDIATRICS - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationPeripherally Inserted Central Catheter Outcomes Polyurethane Versus Endexo: Pic Compare a Randomised Controlled Feasibility Trial
Ms Tricia Kleidon, Lady Cilento Children’s Hosptial

viewpresentation“He Cries, He says that it Hurts”: Child and Care-Givers Perspective of Paediatric Peripheral Intravenous Access
Ms Paula Cattanach, Lady Cilento Children’s Hosptial


TRANSLATING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE INTO QUALITY EVIDENCE - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationA Pilot Observational Survey of CVAD Experiences by Australasian HPN Patients
Miss Karen Winterbourn & Mrs Gillian Anderson, Parenteral Nutrition Down Under Inc. (PNDU)

viewpresentationDevelopment of an Intravenous Access Team Credentialing Package
Ms Kerry Taliaferro, Canberra Hospital and Health Services


BUGS & BIOCHEMISTRY - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationInvited Speaker Presentation: A Dynamic Model For The Investigation Of Touch Contamination In Intravascular Device-Related Infections
Mrs Nicole Gavin, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

viewpresentationA Rabbit Venous Model Of Infusion Infiltration To Study The Effect Of A Hyperosmotic Solution
Mr Hidenori Tanabe, Terumo Corporation


ADVANCED ACCESS - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationIndependent Predictors of Successful Arteriovenous Vascular Access Cannulation in Haemodialysis Patients
Dr Linda Coventry, Edith Cowan University

viewpresentationInvited Speaker Presentation: Venous Thromboembolism and Central Venous Catheters: Friend or Foe?
Prof KW Ho, Royal Perth Hospital


AVAS GRAND ROUNDS - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationIntravenous Care And Maintenance Observation Study
Ms Caroline Shelverton, AVATAR GROUP Griffith University

viewpresentationReducing Pivc Related Bacteraeima With Effective Feedback
Mrs Mandy Davidson, The Townsville Hospital and Health Service

viewpresentationTeaching Self Administration of IV Antibiotics – An Efficient, Cost Effective and Patient Centred Modality
Ms Bev Hopper, Waitemata District Health Board

viewpresentationOverview of Effectiveness of Audit and Feedback to Improve Quality and Safety of Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Care.
Dr Heather Reynolds, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

viewpresentationPiccing’ The Right Vessel for Optimal Vascular Access
Dr Evan Alexandrou, Liverpool Hospital


Friday 12 May 2017

PLENARY SESSION

viewpresentationThe Evidence Chain: Data, Research and Translation
Prof Adrian Esterman (observational studies)

viewpresentationThe Evidence Chain: Data, Research and Translation
Ms Kaye Rolls (Translation)


VA IN ONCOLOGY AND HAEMATOLOGY - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationInvited Speaker Presentation: Vascular Access Device Choice In Cancer Patients
Ms Sam Gibson, Cancer Nurses Society of Australia

viewpresentationLet’s Look at The Big Picture: How CVAD Registries Inform Evidence-Based Care
Mrs Nicole Gavin, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

viewpresentationBridging The Gap in Vascular Access – Cancer Nurses Take Control
Mrs Tanya Flynn, St George Hospital


INFECTION PREVENTION - Concurrent Session

viewpresentationMidline Catheters for Prolonged Antibiotic Therapy
Mr Nicholas Mifflin, Liverpool Hospital

viewpresentationImproving Blood Stream Surveillance: One Organisations Journey
Mrs Mandy Davidson, The Townsville Hospital and Health Service


Important Dates

THE AUSTRALIAN VASCULAR ACCESS SOCIETY 2ND SCIENTIFIC MEETING
11 + 12 MAY 2017

HIGHLIGHTS WoCoVA 2016
10 MAY 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Closing 31 January 2017

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSE
10 March 2017 27 March 2017

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