Conference theme  – ‘An Eruption of the latest innovative practice in Infusion Therapy’

IVNNZ Inc.  called for groups and individuals who wish to submit an oral presentation or poster display at our conference,  in Rotorua, New Zealand on 16th-17th March 2018, and you responded!

Dr Vineet Chopra – Are PICCs the CVC of the future?

Professor Cathryn Murphy – Ambiguity – How guidelines can impede best practice vascular access device related bloodstream infection prevention

Flynn, J, Zhand, L, Keogh, S, & Rickard, C, presented by Julie Flynn, Decontainination of the needleless connector: an intro study

Gill Archer – Push/pull techniques for taking blood from central lines – a case study

Briar McLeod – Intestinal Failure and Parenteral Nutrition – the what, why, when, where, and How.

Rickard, C, Marsh, N, Larsen, E,  McGrail, MR, Gavin, N, Webster< J, Runnegar, N -Presented by Claire Rickard, Intraveneous administration set replacement after 4 or 7 days is equally effective to prevent bloodstream infections (RSVIP Trial)

Elizabeth Culverwell – Effective PICC Securement, Creating an ongoing sustainable environment.

Karen Winterbourn – On the receiving end – Vascular access from the perspective of a consumer living with a long term CVAD

Rachael Wilson -No Pain, more gain: Coolsense (TM) pain numbing applicator

Catharine O’Hara – Medication Safety Continuous Quality Improvement.

Jenny Herertini – Pumping in Perth; feedback from AVAS/WoCoVa conference 2017.

Carolyn Wilson – Mediation safety – then and now. A review of progress to reduce adverse drug events in New Zealand over the last two decades.

Bev Hopper –  Creating a pathway home – Out Patient IV Antibiotics (OPIVA) for Aged Residential Care Facilities

Keogh, S, Hawthorn, A, Bulmer, A – Presented by Samantha keogh – IV flushing and Patency: Not as simple as you think.

Lynne Gledstone-Brown – Practice Responsible Intravenous Cannulation Today (PRICT) Project.

Rickard, CM, Larsen, E, Mrch, N, WebsterJ, Runnegar, N – Presented by Claire Rickard – The incidence and cumulative risk of primary bloodstream and venous infections is 12,623 peripheral intravenous catheters in Australia.

Dr Vineet Chopra – Making MAGIC –  (Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters) in Michigan