Episode 50: October 9, 2019 - Leading Clinical Initiatives – Highlighting Judy S. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, INS Infusion Excellence Award for Leadership Recipient
Learn from a leader. Listen as Judy S. Smith, INS Infusion Excellence Award recipient for leadership, discusses clinical initiatives in infusion therapy.
Judy S. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC
Clinical Manager of Vascular Access, Ascension Seton
Judy S. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, has been a vascular access nurse for 20 years. She is currently Clinical Manager of Vascular Access at Ascension Seton in Austin, Texas. Judy has published studies on nurse behavioral intention, related to best practice techniques for needleless connector disinfection, as well time required for disinfection of needleless connectors. She has been a speaker at several local and national conferences and served as keynote speaker at Intravenous Nursing New Zealand in 2012.
Host: Dawn Berndt, DNP, RN, CRNI® – INS Clinical Education & Publications Manager
Guest: Judy S. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC
The INS Infusion Excellence Award for Leadership is presented to an infusion nurse in a management position or higher who provides leadership, guidance, dedicated service and vision of success to his or her organization and exemplifies the traits of a leader. Listen as Judy Smith, MSN, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, recent award recipient discusses her leadership role and clinical initiatives in infusion therapy.
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Publications by Judy Smith:
• Smith, JS, Kirksey, K, Becker, H, Brown, A. (2011). Autonomy and Self-Efficacy as Influencing Factors in Nurses’ Behavioral Intention to Disinfect Needleless Intravenous Connectors. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 34(3); 193-200.
• Smith, JS, Irwin, G, Viney, M, Watkins, L, Pinno-Morris, S, Brown, A. (2012). Optimal Disinfection Times for Needleless Intravenous Connectors. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, 17(3), 137-143.