IPS IV Forum Autumn Webinar Series 2021-22

 

The IPS IV forum seminars are taking place between October 2021 and March 2022

We are delighted to have so many incredible speakers covering the following themes:

Subcutaneous Infusion - considerations for patient safety - 13th October. 4.30 to 6pm 

Device Related Infection Prevention Practices – development of VAD resources - 2nd November 4.30 to 6pm

Community IV and challenges - 9th December 4.30 to 6pm 

Patient centred VAD management - 27th January 4.30 to 6pm

Implementing DRIPP resources into practice - 8th March 4.30 to 6pm

 


Our Next Webinar - 13th October 2021 

Theme: Subcutaneous Infusion - considerations for patient safety

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Speaker - Maya Guerrero

Session Title: Safety, Effectiveness and Acceptability of Subcutaneous Infusions

 

Honorary Specialist Practitioner for Vascular Access & IV Therapy, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Maya is currently in post as a Clinical Specialist Lead for the Clinical Collaboration Team of the NHS Supply Chain. Previously she worked as Deputy Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist for Vascular Access & IV Therapy and continues to hold an honorary contract which enabled her to gain a whole wealth of experience and expertise within the field. She has delivered presentations both National and International Events and Conferences and has published articles. In addition, Maya is a guest Blogger for the Australian’s Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR).

She is currently studying for an MSc in Healthcare Practice at the University of Surrey and previously obtained her post- graduate qualification as an Independent/Supplementary Nurse Prescriber.

 

 Speaker - Jane Hodson 

Session Title: Introduction of Safety Subcutaneous Infusion Set

Lead IV Practitioner, Guys and St Thomas Foundation Trust.

As Lead IV Practitioner at Guys and St Thomas Foundation Trust Jane set up the IV Team in 2008 and the OPAT service in 2009. Working within Infection Control my team is responsible for obtaining intravenous access in patients with difficult vascular access. Jane also set up the nurse led PICC service in 2017 and is responsible for standardisation of equipment related to intravenous therapy and she is always looking forward to introducing products that are of benefit to patients. Audit, education and training factor greatly in her drive to reduce the risk of catheter related blood stream infection.


2nd November 2021 

Theme: Device Related Infection Prevention Practices – development of VAD resources

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Speaker - Carole Hallam 

Session title: A collaborative approach to prevent VAD related infections

Independent Nurse Consultant

Carole has been a registered nurse for over 40 years with 25 years working in the speciality of Infection Prevention and Control. Since September 2019, she has worked as an Independent Nurse Consultant (Infection Control). She has held a number of roles with the Infection Prevention Society including Honorary Secretary and England Country Lead and has led the development and recent review of the vessel health and preservation (VHP) framework. 

Carole has published a number of journal articles and is also a peer reviewer for three journals. 

 

Speaker - James Bitmead 

Session title: TBC

Lead IV Nurse  University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

James qualified as a nurse in 2003 from City University, St Bart’s School of Nursing, London. Since qualifying James has worked in a number of areas including Neurocritical care, Trauma, Acute Medicine, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Theatres and Hyper Acute Stroke Care. 

James has a real passion for education of nurses and has worked as a Clinical Practice Facilitator at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.  James led on stroke and cannulation training.  

James currently works as a Senior IPC nurses and was previously the Lead IV Nurse for IPC at University College London Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust. James leads on a number of initiatives to reduce bacteraemia and improve intravenous care outcomes.  James has also been an expert adviser at NICE on aspects of IV care and also a co-author on a number of articles in the British Journal of Nursing. 

James is also a father to his two daughters and enjoys brewing his own varieties of speciality local ales in his spare time.


 

9th December 2021 

Theme: Community IV and challenges

 

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Session Title TBC

Speaker Pam Kang

OPAT pharmacist

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

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Speaker TBC


27th January 2022 

 

 

Theme: Patient centred VAD management

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Kindly supported by: Biopatch


Session Title TBC

Speaker Helen Harker

Senior Nurse IV Access

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Session Title TBC

Speaker TBC

8th March 2022 

Theme: Implementing DRIPP resources into practice

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kindly supported by: Tristell