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  Michigan Vascular Access Network exists to empower healthcare professionals to provide high quality patient outcomes in the area of 

  vascular access and infusion therapy through collaboration with multidisciplinary supportive networking .  We aim to assist in 

  advocating for the most current evidence based practices and technology, and providing educational opportunities for all members

Australian Invasion!! Gillian Ray-Barruel Presents Comprehensive Catheter Care

  • 24 Sep 2019
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • University of Michigan MCHC AUDITORIUM (F2305) UH SOUTH


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Comprehensive Catheter Care: More than an Idle Concern!


  1. Identify the common complications and risks associated with vascular access devices.
  2. Understand the concept of evidence-based device assessment and management using the I-DECIDED tool.
  3. Describe 5 key factors for successful implementation of clinical innovations in VAD management.

Dr Gillian Ray-Barruel is a leading nurse researcher who coordinated the OMG Study which recruited more than 40,000 patients with PIVCs globally. Dr Ray-Barruel holds a joint appointment as a Senior Research Fellow at QEII Jubilee Hospital and Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. She has extensive experience in vascular access devices research, critical care nursing, patient assessment, and project management. Dr Ray-Barruel is dedicated to improving assessment and decision-making by bedside clinicians to prevent patient complications and improve healthcare outcomes.


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