AVA, The Association for Vascular Access, is a not-for-profit multidisciplinary professional organization uniquely positioned as the leader in vascular access education and research. Its mission is to improve patient safety, comfort and outcomes, define the vascular access specialty, promote a favorable public policy environment, optimize professionals’ knowledge and skills, share best practices, and promote research in vascular access. AVA’s membership includes clinicians from many disciplines including nursing, medicine, radiology, respiratory therapy, pharmacy, as well as consumers, professionals from industry, education, research, and others with an interest or specialization in vascular access and related fields. Meeting attendees come from many countries and represent from areas such as:
2019 marks AVA’s 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting with at least 1,300 attendees which include 60–70 industry partners. The meeting site is the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. AVA demonstrates its leadership role in the art and science of vascular access. This four day conference (October 4-7, 2019) provides attendees with opportunities to participate in educational sessions, hands-on training, facilitated discussion, and networking. General sessions focus on development of the vascular access specialty, clinical research, professional development, technological advances, and evidence-based practice. Breakout sessions will offer small group presentations emphasizing subjects of interest for the vascular access specialist and related disciplines; abstract and poster presentations allow participants to share original research, education projects and clinical innovations. Platinum Showcases and exhibits afford participants, corporate members, and exhibitors the opportunity to learn from each other, design and apply new technologies, science, and techniques in the most effective ways. With separate registration fees, an additional day of pre- meeting workshops (October 3, 2019) offers in-depth exploration of topics of critical importance to the vascular access community.
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Questions? Organizer: AVA Meetings Department - AVAspeakers@conferencemanagers.com / (703) 964-1240, ext. 260