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The conference will focus on interventions and evidence to reduce CRBSI, change staff behaviour and the exciting work that is going on around vascular access and will include talks on Needle free connectors, the IV Passport Project and Feedback from the Aintree VHP Evaluation 2016″ IPS IV Forum (2016).

After the success of last year’s conference in Sheffield, the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) IV Forum would like to invite you to attend their 6th annual conference ‘Read Between the Lines’ on Tuesday 22nd November at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. The event will be free to IPS members and £46 for non-members to attend.

The conference will focus on interventions and evidence to reduce CRBSI, change staff behaviour and the exciting work that is going on around vascular access and will include talks on Needle free connectors, the IV Passport Project and Feedback from the Aintree VHP Evaluation 2016.

We are delighted to welcome Jim Lacy, a renowned Vascular Access Consultant and USA Board Member for the Association for Vascular Access who will be speaking on this year’s programme with a session entitled “Vascular access a global perspective”.

Jim Lacy has over 35 years of experience in nursing with a focus on adult, paediatric and neonatal critical care, home infusion therapy, infusion nursing, and vascular access. Over the last 20 years, Jim has worked in the medical device industry as a Clinical Marketing Manager, Clinical Director and consultant with focus on management and creation of education and training programs, development of clinical educators and trainers, new product design, research, marketing and clinical customer support. Jim has presented at both sponsored and invited educational offerings throughout the United States and internationally. He has published original articles related to HIV disease, infusion therapy, vascular access, and vascular access program development. He was the recipient of the 2011 Suzanne LaVere Herbst Award for Excellence in Vascular Access, awarded by AVA for lifetime contributions to the art and science of vascular access.
This day will be of interest to Infection Prevention and Control Practitioners, IV Nurse Specialists, Vascular Access Teams, OPAT Teams, Critical Care Nurses, Microbiologists, Anaesthetists and anyone with an interest in vascular access and current infection prevention practices related to vascular access.

Please circulate this information to your colleagues.

For more information and to book please visit the registration website: www.ips.uk.net/event/ips-iv-forum/

Programme Highlights:
• Vascular access a global perspective: Jim Lacy
• Needleless connectors: interpreting the research for decision making: Dr Evonne Curran
• Interventions to reduce CRBSI….what’s the evidence? Dr Miles Denton
• IV Passports Project: Adrienne Cousins & Sue Rowlands
• Changing Behaviours: Paul Flowers
• VHP – how to use the framework in practice: Dr Tim Jackson
• Feedback from Aintree VHP Evaluation 2016: Chris O’Loughlin

Venue:
Address: The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3WS

The Bridgewater Hall is in the centre of Manchester, easily accessible by public transport and by road. Full travel information and directions is available on the conference website, see link below.

The day starts with registration at 8.45am, and finishes at 4.00pm. On arrival you will receive a delegate pack, tea and coffee is served between breaks and you will be given a full buffet lunch. There will be an exhibition featuring a range of companies, it will be well worth visiting their stands.

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Book now by following this link: http://www.ips.uk.net/event/ips-iv-forum/ . If you have any problems registering please email events@fitwise.co.uk or phone ++44 01506 292 042 to speak to a member of the IPS events team.

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