New for 2019! - Premium CE Upgrade The Premium CE Upgrade will allow Full Meeting registrants to choose up to 10 breakout recordings to watch and earn 10 additional credits. These recordings will be available to you about 1 month after the meeting. You will have 2 months to claim the credits. Note: Limited to full conference attendee registrants only and will only be available to you when registering.
NURSING CE Earn up to 20.0 CE credits over the course of the conference (or more if you attend a pre-meeting workshop). Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12371. It is each participant's responsibility to determine if his or her state/national licensing agency or certiﬁcation organization recognizes continuing education hours from approved Providers of the California Board of Registered Nursing for credit toward renewal licenses or credentials.
VA-BC™ Credits earned may be used toward your VA-BC™ recertiﬁcation.
CME (credits for physicians) This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SynAptiv and the Association for Vascular Access. SynAptive is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
SynAptiv designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
Discuss the common complications, prevention and management strategies related to Vascular Access Devices.
Identify alternative vascular access sites and devices that may be used for complicated cases.
Identify best practices to reduce potential complications associated with vascular access device insertion and dwell.
CME credit is only offered for General Sessions.
CRNI® (Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation) The Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation’s (INCC) RN examination Council reviewed and approved the following sessions from the 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for Vascular Access:
Adapt to Adopt: Key to Successful Change in Healthcare
Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT): Implications for Vascular Access
Current State of Knowledge: Infusate Compatibility, Peripheral vs Central
Vascular Access Takes a Team: Moving the Goalpost on Patient Safety
VANGUARD Guidelines for Preservation of Venous Access: An Overview
Vascular Access Revolution: Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We Are Going
This program has been approved by the Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation (INCC) for 6 CRNI® recertification units. A CRNI® can submit a maximum of five (5) CRNI® recertification units from this category during the three-year recertification period.
ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) The application for education credits is still pending at this time. A list of approved sessions will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care) The application for education credits is still pending at this time. A list of approved sessions will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) The application for education credits is still pending at this time. A list of approved sessions will be posted as soon as it becomes available.