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Eliminate Complications associated with all vascular access devices

Core Strategies, INS Standards of Practice, IHI Bundles, CDC Guidelines and the NPSG!

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Build a Vascular Access Program

Vascular Access Nurse Specialists take their role seriously. One word: Accountability!

Our Vision

CVC Health Care was founded to educate all who care for the patient with a vascular access device. We can help you build a successful vascular access program and your own team of experts. Having vascular access nurse specialist in house can improve patient outcomes and improve the patients experience in your facility. With the financial challenges we face today in health care, we can reduce costs associated with complications related to all devices. Choosing the right device on admission and educating all who care for the the patient with a device prevents delays in therapy, reduces complications and improves patient satisfaction scores. The CDC states: "catheter related blood stream infections are preventable" and we agree with this!

FROM THE BLOG

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Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Posted on by Mary Smith

RCN releases their Standards for Infusion Therapy: Click on the link above to get your free copy!  Here is the RCN statement: “This document has been developed to support the care of adult patients undergoing infusion therapies. The scope of

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AVA 2016

Posted on by Mary Smith

What a great 2016 meeting!  AVA celebrated 30 years with a celebration Gala friday evening.  Thank you AVA for an enjoyable evening. What did I take away from the scientific meeting?  Just a few quick thoughts, there are many more but

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Midline Catheters, Where should we place them?

Posted on by Mary Smith

There has been a lot of discussion on where these devices should be placed.   Here is what the 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice State: INS 27.  SITE SELECTION: “Select sites in the upper arm, preferred, or secondarily the region