We are interested in the experience of having an intravenous cannula (also called an IV or a 'drip').
If you are over the age of 18 years and have any experience of having an IV in the last 5 years, or if you have had a child with an IV in the past 5 years, please use the link below to answer 10 brief questions.
Nurse Practitioner, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital Samantha Keogh
President, Australian Vascular Access Society Australia is failing to adopt international best practice for the most common invasive medical procedure, intravenous treatment. Poor practices around IV treatment are now costing the health system around $700 million annually. ...
BREAKING NEWS This Annual Scientific Meeting 2016 has been endorsed by ACN according to their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards
AVAS ASM 2016 has just been endorsed by the AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE OF NURSING (ACN). This Annual Scientific Meeting 2016 is endorsed by the ACN according to their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 12 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continual Profes...
4th International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control
Join us for ICPIC 2017 in Geneva from 20 to 23 June 2017!
We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Geneva, Switzerland, for the 4th International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC), to be held from 20 to 23 June 2017.
By now, ICPIC has become an established entity in the field of international Infection Control and Prevention meetings, with an average of 1000 part...
23rd February 2016 The South Australian branch of AVATAR were excited to hold the inaugural vascular access forum recently at the University of South Australia - hosted by Dr Rebecca Sharp and Prof Adrian Esterman.
The President of AVAS A/Prof Sam Keogh provided an overview of AVATAR/AVAS and a snapshot of PIVC research. Dr Rebecca Sharp presented results from a project that examined the catheter to vein ratio and...