Infusion Properties and their Role in Determining the Most Appropriate Vascular Access Device

Recorded On: 03/06/2024


Did you know that the properties of Infusion therapy play a crucial role in determining the most appropriate vascular access device for patients? They are critical factors to consider and can have a significant impact on patient care and outcomes. By understanding the importance of these properties, we can ensure that our patients receive the best possible treatment. During this session, we will explore this topic further to ensure we provide the best care for our patients.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, learners will be able to:

  • Define up-to-date clinical standards of pharmacokinetics of vascular infusions, medications, and treatment as relates to patient safety and vessel preservation.
  • Identify evidence-based practices for potential complications of peripheral and central vascular access devices.
  • Discuss clinical indications, evaluations, and rationales for evidence-based practice regarding vessel preservation complexities.
  • Discuss clinical indicators related to evidence-based practice for vascular access devices and their complications in various patient populations.

Carla Dillard, MSN, RN, VA-BC

Carla is the current chief nursing officer for Dynamic Access. She is responsible for overseeing the clinical and regulatory compliance of the organization. Carla has been with Dynamic since 2005 and has held various leadership roles in the development of clinical, operational, and educational components of the organization. Before joining Dynamic, Carla worked as a registered nurse in acute care emergency and intensive care units. She established an educational company in 2013 to address deficiencies in clinical bedside care. Motivated by her passion for education, Carla remains dedicated to bridging these gaps.

Katie Nesbitt, PharmD, BCPS

Katie Nesbitt, PharmD, BCPS, received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 general pharmacy residency at Tower Health Network in Reading, Pennsylvania.  After working at Tower Health Network for 5 years, she transitioned into a clinical pharmacy specialist role focused in cardiology and anticoagulation at Lehigh Valley Health Network. She currently serves as a clinical pharmacy consultant for RxToolKit.  Dr. Nesbitt is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. Utilizing her current roles and experiences, she is able to pursue her passion for educating in areas including critical care pharmacotherapy and cardiology-related medication topics.

CRNI® RUs: This session has been approved for 2 CRNI® recertification units and meets the non INS Meeting criteria.

Contact Hours: This session has been approved for 1 contact hour

Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: March 6, 2027

To receive contact hours for this educational activity, you are required to attend the entire educational activity and complete the evaluation.

The Infusion Nurses Society is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider #CEP14209. The certificate must be retained by the attendee for a period of 4 years.


Infusion Properties and their Role in Determining the Most Appropriate Vascular Access Device
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