Infusion Therapy in Alternative Care Settings
Recorded On: 12/12/2018
Administering infusion therapy in alternative care settings requires expert planning and management. Infusion nurses must be knowledgeable when providing care for patients in home, hospice, and other non-acute facilities. This webinar will address best practices for attaining and maintaining vascular access, administration of infusion therapy, and safety and infection control in alternative care settings.
At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will:
a) be able to describe best practices for attaining and maintaining vascular access in alternate care settings and
b) identify safety and infection control practices for alternative care settings.
Jan Elliott, BS, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC
Infusion Therapy and Vascular Access Specialist
Jan Elliott, BS, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, is an infusion therapy and vascular access specialist, and the primary hospice and palliative care on-call nurse for Upstate Homecare in Central New York. Throughout her 24-year career, Jan has administered infusion therapy, developed vascular access teams, and provided education for clinicians on pain management in the home, alternative, and acute care settings. She has also worked for various US medical device companies as a clinical specialist, preceptor, and educator. In those roles, Jan helped implement conversions on new technologies, products, and services with a focus on promoting and ensuring safer, effective, and efficient delivery of patient care. Jan has been president of the Association of Vascular Access of Central New York for the past 10 years, and has hosted a teaching day symposium for all health care disciplines with discussions on best practices, innovations, and evidence-based medicine.
Disclosure:There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity except Jan Elliott who is a clinical nurse educator for Genentech. Conflict resolved.
CRNI® RUs: This session has been approved for 1 CRNI® recertification unit 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: December 12, 2021
To receive contact hours for this educational activity, you are required to attend the entire educational activity and complete the evaluation.
INS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.