News | Vascular Access | September 20, 2016

Teleflex Promotes Rise of the Vascular Access Specialist at AVA 2016 Congress

Company features new online clinical education platform, hosts several symposia on vascular access technology

Teleflex, AVA 2016 Congress, Association for Vascular Access

September 20, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. recently displayed its vascular access technologies and a new educational platform focused on the rise of the vascular access specialist at the 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for Vascular Access (AVA). The meeting was held Sept. 16-19 in Orlando, Fla.

Teleflex unveiled the Teleflex Academy, a new online clinical education platform. The booth educational experience for the Teleflex Academy at this year’s AVA focused on every aspect of vascular access. Teleflex believes that quality education is the first step in fostering the expansion of skills and helping to shape clinical practice.

Teleflex also launched the Arrow Midline with Chlorag+ard Technology, adding to the family of antithrombogenic and antimicrobial protected catheters.

The company offered its popular Vascular Access Procedural Cadaver Lab onsite, training on many different vascular access procedures. There were also clinical education activities at its booth, where models were used to demonstrate the full range of the company’s vascular access devices.

At the breakfast symposium, “Rising to the Challenge: How Vascular Access Specialists Started Placing CVCs,” attendees were educated on the importance of the evolution of the vascular access specialist. This course highlighted the experiences of clinicians who have made the journey to expand their roles to place central venous catheters, and described the clinical process and materials needed to develop a vascular access team.

The platinum showcase symposium, “Locking the Lumen…Consider the Solutions!” reviewed why given today’s medical reimbursement risks, facilities must explore all opportunities to reduce potential vascular access complications. Locking solutions could provide an additional layer of protection when used in conjunction with proven protected catheter technology. The presentation addressed catheter colonization, intraluminal colonization, and how locking solutions and protected catheters address these.

The dinner symposium, “Strategy or Risk: the Use of Midline Catheters”, focused on the recent popularity of Midline catheters, the role of a Midline, and how technology could be the key to ensuring Midline success.

For more information:

Related Content

DISRUPT BTK Study Shows Positive Results With Lithoplasty in Calcified Lesions Below the Knee
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)| September 20, 2017
Shockwave Medical reported positive results from the DISRUPT BTK Study, which were presented at the annual...
Corindus Announces First Patient Enrolled in PRECISION GRX Registry
News | Robotic Systems| September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc.
Two-Year ILLUMENATE Trial Data Demonstrate Efficacy of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons| September 18, 2017
Philips announced the two-year results from the ILLUMENATE European randomized clinical trial (EU RCT) demonstrating...
Sentinel Cerebral Protection System Significantly Reduces Stroke and Mortality in TAVR
News | Embolic Protection Devices| September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017 – Claret Medical announced publication of a new study in the...
Fysicon Receives FDA Approval for QMAPP Hemodynamic Monitoring System
Technology | Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems| September 18, 2017
Fysicon announced that it has been granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...
Peter Schneider, M.D. presents late breaking clinical trial results at VIVA 17 in Las Vegas. Panelists (l to r) Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., Sean Lyden, M.D., John Kaufman, M.D., Donna Buckley, M.D.

Peter Schneider, M.D. presents late breaking clinical trial results at VIVA 17 in Las Vegas. Panelists (l to r) Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., Sean Lyden, M.D., John Kaufman, M.D., Donna Buckley, M.D.

Feature | Cath Lab| September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017 — Here are quick summaries for all the key late-breaking vascular and endovascular clinical trials
Mississippi Surgical and Vascular Center Uses Toshiba Ultimax-i FPD to Save Patients' Limbs
News | Angiography| September 14, 2017
The southern U.S. sees some of the highest numbers of chronic medical conditions, such as peripheral artery disease...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Structural Heart Occluders| September 13, 2017
Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., MPH, MSCAI, FACC, director of the cardiac program and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Si
Philips Showcases Integrated Vascular Solutions at VIVA 2017
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)| September 13, 2017
Philips announced its presence at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA 17) Annual Conference in Las Vegas from...
Medtronic Announces Japanese Regulatory Approval for In.Pact Admiral Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons| September 13, 2017
Medtronic plc announced that the In.Pact Admiral Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) received approval from the Japanese Ministry...
Overlay Init