63 episodes

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 • 23 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.

    Let's talk TikTok - a useful tool for education (in the right hands).

    Let's talk TikTok - a useful tool for education (in the right hands).

    In this episode of the I Save that Podcast, AVA's own Toni Sochor takes the lead in interviewing Dennis Woo "The Vascular Guy" and Ketacha Maragh "IV_Key_" two Social Media Icons in the vascular access world. As you can imagine, these two are fun, animated, smart, insightful, and offer a unique perspective of this growing field of influencers.Support the Show.

    • 43 min
    The Cost of Coffee

    The Cost of Coffee

    In this episode of the Save that Podcast, Judy Thompson, AVA’s Director of Clinical Education, welcomes Antonia (Toni) Sochor (AVA Clinical Education Specialist), Tonya Hutchison, (AVA COO), and Michelle DeVries (AVA President). What are our hopes for the organization? Give a listen! Tonya addresses some of the burning questions (suggestions) from our scientific meeting.Support the Show.

    • 40 min
    Do you know M.A.R.S.I?

    Do you know M.A.R.S.I?

    In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast, Judy Thompson, Director of Clinical Education and Blake Hotchkiss talk with Sandy Conn to discuss Vascular Access concerns with Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (MARSI). You don't want to miss the pearls of wisdom from Sandy Conn! How can you tell if the skin irritation is due to CHG or the adhesive? What are the patterns to look for? This and more will be discussed. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thank...

    • 25 min
    Protecting Vessel Health Through Better Vascular Access Practices

    Protecting Vessel Health Through Better Vascular Access Practices

    In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast, Judy Thompson, Director of Clinical Education talks with Dr. Gregory Schears and Tonja Stevens, past AVA President to discuss the tools of the trade for improving vascular access device insertion outcomes. Better insertion practices make for better vessel health and preservation and that's exactly what this episode highlights. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thanks to SonoStik for sponsoring this podcast episode.&nbsp...

    • 32 min
    Tissue Adhesive: Small Drops are Making Big Waves

    Tissue Adhesive: Small Drops are Making Big Waves

    In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast, Judy Thompson, AVA Director of Clinical Education talks with Lori Kaczmarek MSN, RN, VA-BC about how tissue adhesive is making big waves with all types of vascular access devices. From neonates to geriatric patient populations, the use of tissue adhesive to secure and protect insertion sites is improving clinical outcomes. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thanks to Adhezion for sponsoring this podcast episode.00:...

    • 31 min
    High-Level Disinfection of Ultrasound Probes for Vascular Access

    High-Level Disinfection of Ultrasound Probes for Vascular Access

    This episode of the I Save That Podcast is supported by Parker Laboratories. AVA has been in the middle of the debate regarding low, intermediate, and high-level disinfection of ultrasound probes used for vascular access procedures for a very long time. In this episode, Judy discusses a new product that just recently was awarded FDA clearance for HLD of US Probes. Judy discusses Tristel’s products ULT and Duo. ULT was just recently approved for use in the United States.Ash McMaster and ...

    • 21 min

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4.6 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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

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