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The ISAVE That Podcast is broadcast by the Association for Vascular Access, which has been at the forefront of protecting and saving lives through best practices and patient advocacy since 1985. AVA advances research, provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access. The podcast serves as one of AVA's platforms for discussing research, emerging trends, patient advocacy efforts, clinical controversies and vascular access innovators.

ISAVE That Podcast Association for Vascular Access

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    • 4.6 • 21 Ratings

The ISAVE That Podcast is broadcast by the Association for Vascular Access, which has been at the forefront of protecting and saving lives through best practices and patient advocacy since 1985. AVA advances research, provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access. The podcast serves as one of AVA's platforms for discussing research, emerging trends, patient advocacy efforts, clinical controversies and vascular access innovators.

    Season 5, Episode 9 - A Chat with Matt Ostroff

    Season 5, Episode 9 - A Chat with Matt Ostroff

    Judy talks to Matt Ostroff about his upcoming book, presenting at AVASM22, and the 2022 ANCC Magnet Prize® awarded to St. Joseph's University Medical Center.

    Thank you to Nexus Medical for sponsoring this episode of iSaveThat Podcast!
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    • 42 min
    Season 5, Episode 8 - Why CKD Patients Require the Vascular Access Community to do Better to Preserve their Vasculature

    Season 5, Episode 8 - Why CKD Patients Require the Vascular Access Community to do Better to Preserve their Vasculature

    Judy talks to Dr. Mike Serle about the recent AVA Scientific meeting and discusses the CKD population.

    The Association for Vascular Access would like to thank Medtronic for sponsoring this episode.


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    • 24 min
    Season 5, Episode 7 - Difficult Dressings, Poor Site Selection, and Other Universal Problems

    Season 5, Episode 7 - Difficult Dressings, Poor Site Selection, and Other Universal Problems

    In this episode, Judy talks to Jack LeDonne MD and Michelle DeVries. Jack shares the 4 universal challenges he sees in all facilities he visits. Michelle and Judy discuss dressing disruptions and difficult situations with adhesives. 

    This Podcast is sponsored by Covalon:
    Learn more about VALGuard here: https://covalon.com/clabsi
    Learn more about IV Clear here: https://covalon.com/gentle 
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    • 39 min
    Season 5, Episode 6 - Evolution of Vascular Access Specialist Teams

    Season 5, Episode 6 - Evolution of Vascular Access Specialist Teams

    In this episode Lauren Langlands, a nurse starting a vascular access team in a small hospital, is joined by Lee Steere and Warren McGlauflin, both experienced VAST directors, to talk about the possibilities and sticking points of how teams evolve within different organizations. 

    Key areas include the business case for growth, trialing new products, reducing complications for patients and advancing scope of practice. Where is your team at? Where is it heading? Tune in to learn more about the possibilities available for your team.

    AVA would like to thank Eloquest for sponsoring this episode of the podcast.
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    • 37 min
    Season 5, Episode 5 - Thank you to Genentech for sponsoring this episode!

    Season 5, Episode 5 - Thank you to Genentech for sponsoring this episode!

    In this episode Dr. Lorelle Wuerz discusses various aspects of catheter patency and offers a sneak peek into her webinar on Sept 9th. She and Judy talk about staff shortages and the return of the New York ‘vibe’. In the second segment, Judy and Blake discuss emerging diseases and hospital onset bacteremias with epidemiologists, Michelle DeVries and DJ Shannon.
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    • 43 min
    Season 5, Episode 4 - PIV Insertion & Visualization Technologies

    Season 5, Episode 4 - PIV Insertion & Visualization Technologies

    Guests include Dr. Tom Hopkins, Tom Sutton, Cheryl Wozniak, Blake Hotchkiss and Judy Thompson.

    The guests discuss the state of PIV insertion and the use of visualization technologies; chiefly Near Infrared (NIR).
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Nurse Judy 59 ,

Love this!

Great source for vascular access topics and clinical perspective. (Disclosure, I'm biased - I speak on these podcasts).

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