Infection Prevention Society (IPS) IV Forum

When Nov 12, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 04:55 PM
Where Sheffield
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This conference aims to recognise the risks of infection when IV therapy is administered to patients. The theme of this year's programme is The Whole Patient Journey and programme highlights are listed below.


This day will be of interest to infection prevention and control practitioners, IV nurse specialists, vascular teams, OPAT teams, critical care nurses, microbiologists, anaesthetists and anyone with an interest in vascular access and current infection prevention practices in IV.


Programme highlights include:


  • Know your enemy – The bugs that cause line infections: Dr Mike Cooper
  • From villains to heroes; IV care improvement in Malta: Debbie Xuereb
  • Evaluation of the VHP Framework: Adele Nightingale and Chris O’Loughlin
  • ‘Keep Calm and Cannulate’: Dr Peter Mackereth
  • ‘Understanding central-line associated bloodstream infection bundle implementation on a national scale’: Dr Carloyn Tarrant

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