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The ISAVE That Podcast is broadcast by the Association for Vascular Access, which has been at the forefront of protecting and saving lives through best practices and patient advocacy since 1985. AVA advances research, provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access. The podcast serves as one of AVA's platforms for discussing research, emerging trends, patient advocacy efforts, clinical controversies and vascular access innovators.

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United States

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The ISAVE That Podcast is broadcast by the Association for Vascular Access, which has been at the forefront of protecting and saving lives through best practices and patient advocacy since 1985. AVA advances research, provides professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes and partners with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovations in vascular access. The podcast serves as one of AVA's platforms for discussing research, emerging trends, patient advocacy efforts, clinical controversies and vascular access innovators.

Language:

English

Contact:

877-924-2821


Episodes
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Let's talk TikTok - a useful tool for education (in the right hands).

4/16/2024
In this episode of the I Save that Podcast, AVA's own Toni Sochor takes the lead in interviewing Dennis Woo "The Vascular Guy" and Ketacha Maragh "IV_Key_" two Social Media Icons in the vascular access world. As you can imagine, these two are fun, animated, smart, insightful, and offer a unique perspective of this growing field of influencers. Support the Show.

Duration:00:43:43

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The Cost of Coffee

2/19/2024
In this episode of the Save that Podcast, Judy Thompson, AVA’s Director of Clinical Education, welcomes Antonia (Toni) Sochor (AVA Clinical Education Specialist), Tonya Hutchison, (AVA COO), and Michelle DeVries (AVA President). What are our hopes for the organization? Give a listen! Tonya addresses some of the burning questions (suggestions) from our scientific meeting. Support the Show.

Duration:00:40:41

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Do you know M.A.R.S.I?

11/6/2023
In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast, Judy Thompson, Director of Clinical Education and Blake Hotchkiss talk with Sandy Conn to discuss Vascular Access concerns with Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (MARSI). You don't want to miss the pearls of wisdom from Sandy Conn! How can you tell if the skin irritation is due to CHG or the adhesive? What are the patterns to look for? This and more will be discussed. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thanks to Covalon Technologies LTD for sponsoring this episode of the Save that Podcast. Support the Show.

Duration:00:25:58

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Protecting Vessel Health Through Better Vascular Access Practices

9/25/2023
In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast, Judy Thompson, Director of Clinical Education talks with Dr. Gregory Schears and Tonja Stevens, past AVA President to discuss the tools of the trade for improving vascular access device insertion outcomes. Better insertion practices make for better vessel health and preservation and that's exactly what this episode highlights. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thanks to SonoStik for sponsoring this podcast episode. 00:00 - Intro 00:30 - Dr. Schears and Tonja Stevens 10:42 - A word from SonoStik 11:12 - Dr. Schears and Tonja Stevens 24:28 - A word from SonoStik 25:28 - Dr. Schears and Tonja Stevens 28:50 - Gary Wakeford, CEO of SonoStik 31:00 - Closing Remarks Support the Show.

Duration:00:32:34

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Tissue Adhesive: Small Drops are Making Big Waves

9/25/2023
In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast, Judy Thompson, AVA Director of Clinical Education talks with Lori Kaczmarek MSN, RN, VA-BC about how tissue adhesive is making big waves with all types of vascular access devices. From neonates to geriatric patient populations, the use of tissue adhesive to secure and protect insertion sites is improving clinical outcomes. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thanks to Adhezion for sponsoring this podcast episode. 00:00 - Into 00:30 - Lori Kaczmarek and Judy 07:36 - A word from Adhezion 08:06 - Lori Kaczmarek and Judy 19:42 - A word from Adhezion 20:42 - Lori Kaczmarek and Judy 30:00 - Closing remarks Support the Show.

Duration:00:31:27

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High-Level Disinfection of Ultrasound Probes for Vascular Access

8/2/2023
This episode of the I Save That Podcast is supported by Parker Laboratories. AVA has been in the middle of the debate regarding low, intermediate, and high-level disinfection of ultrasound probes used for vascular access procedures for a very long time. In this episode, Judy discusses a new product that just recently was awarded FDA clearance for HLD of US Probes. Judy discusses Tristel’s products ULT and Duo. ULT was just recently approved for use in the United States. Ash McMaster and Mathieu Frateur met with Judy a few months back, and then just last week, Neal Buchalter joined in to discuss the recent FDA approval of Tristel’s ULT, High-Level Disinfection. 0:00 – 5:26 Introductions, Tristel Duo, Compatibility with probes 5:27 - 6:51 A word from our sponsor 6:52 – 8:26 Low-level disinfection versus high-level disinfection 8:26 – 9:10 A word from our sponsor 9:11 – 20:09 Neal Buchalter discusses new HLD claim for Tristel ULT 20:10 – 21:06 Closing remarks Support the Show.

Duration:00:21:18

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What Makes a Great Presentation and Mentoring the Next of AVA's Authors

6/6/2023
In the first segment AVA’s Director of Clinical Education, Judy Thompson, and Blake Hotchkiss (AVA’s Education Specialist) invite Stephanie Pitts DNP, RN, CPN, VA-BC, NEA-BC to discuss tips and tricks for delivering impactful presentations. This fun, insightful, and self-deprecating discussion highlight each of these seasoned presenters ‘top five tips, tricks, and what not to do’s. Segment two features Judy and Jack Lau. Jack was the lead author on AVA’s latest position paper, Intraosseous Device Insertion for Adults and Pediatrics. Judy and Jack discuss the writing process, peer review, and mentorship. 0:00 Welcome and Introductions 1:00 Presentation Tips and Tricks - Judy, Blake, and guest Dr. Stephanie Pitts 37:30 IO Position Paper and Author Mentorship - Judy and guest Jack Lau 48:03 Outro Support the Show.

Duration:00:51:11

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Difficult IV Access Patients

3/3/2023
Gary Wakeford the CEO of SonoStik and Dr. Greg Schears MD a Pediatric Intensivist and Anesthesiologist join Judy Thompson and Blake Hotchkiss to talk about the challenges of Difficult IV Access (DIVA) patients. In this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast series we explore the challenging conditions that arise when we assess our patients and troubleshoot challenges in access. We’ll explore SonoStik’s solution to the challenging vascular access situation. As clinicians continue to experience more and more DIVA patients in their practice, we have to be mindful of vessel health and preservation as we approach these scenarios. We’ll explore concepts of ideal catheter length, catheter lie in vessel, catheter to vein ratio and techniques for improving success across different patient populations including pediatrics. The Association for Vascular Access would like to give a special thanks to SonoStik for sponsoring this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast series! 0:00 Welcome and introductions 3:50 DIVA patients and the challenges we face 11:40 A message from our sponsor SonoStik 12:10 Innovative device for improving success in DIVA situations 18:10 A message from our sponsor SonoStik 19:10 How innovation influences our practice 22:30 Catheter length, catheter lie in vessel, catheter to vein ratio, and techniques for improving success 30:30 Outro Support the Show.

Duration:00:34:05

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2022: AVA's Year in Review

12/20/2022
Welcome to our 2022 year-end podcast! In this episode Judy and Blake talk to our incoming president Tonya Heim, MHA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC. Learn about her, her career, and what she hopes to accomplish as she leads our association in 2023. Support the Show.

Duration:00:37:28

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Season 5, Episode 9 - A Chat with Matt Ostroff

11/23/2022
Judy talks to Matt Ostroff about his upcoming book, presenting at AVASM22, and the 2022 ANCC Magnet Prize® awarded to St. Joseph's University Medical Center. Thank you to Nexus Medical for sponsoring this episode of iSaveThat Podcast! Support the Show.

Duration:00:42:39

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Season 5, Episode 8 - Why CKD Patients Require the Vascular Access Community to do Better to Preserve their Vasculature

10/18/2022
Judy talks to Dr. Mike Serle about the recent AVA Scientific meeting and discusses the CKD population. The Association for Vascular Access would like to thank Medtronic for sponsoring this episode. Support the Show.

Duration:00:24:47

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Season 5, Episode 7 - Difficult Dressings, Poor Site Selection, and Other Universal Problems

9/28/2022
In this episode, Judy talks to Jack LeDonne MD and Michelle DeVries. Jack shares the 4 universal challenges he sees in all facilities he visits. Michelle and Judy discuss dressing disruptions and difficult situations with adhesives. This Podcast is sponsored by Covalon: Learn more about VALGuard here: https://covalon.com/clabsi Learn more about IV Clear here: https://covalon.com/gentle Support the Show.

Duration:00:39:52

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Season 5, Episode 6 - Evolution of Vascular Access Specialist Teams

8/25/2022
In this episode Lauren Langlands, a nurse starting a vascular access team in a small hospital, is joined by Lee Steere and Warren McGlauflin, both experienced VAST directors, to talk about the possibilities and sticking points of how teams evolve within different organizations. Key areas include the business case for growth, trialing new products, reducing complications for patients and advancing scope of practice. Where is your team at? Where is it heading? Tune in to learn more about the possibilities available for your team. AVA would like to thank Eloquest for sponsoring this episode of the podcast. Support the Show.

Duration:00:37:12

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Season 5, Episode 5 - Thank you to Genentech for sponsoring this episode!

8/10/2022
In this episode Dr. Lorelle Wuerz discusses various aspects of catheter patency and offers a sneak peek into her webinar on Sept 9th. She and Judy talk about staff shortages and the return of the New York ‘vibe’. In the second segment, Judy and Blake discuss emerging diseases and hospital onset bacteremias with epidemiologists, Michelle DeVries and DJ Shannon. Support the Show.

Duration:00:43:23

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Season 5, Episode 4 - PIV Insertion & Visualization Technologies

7/19/2022
Guests include Dr. Tom Hopkins, Tom Sutton, Cheryl Wozniak, Blake Hotchkiss and Judy Thompson. The guests discuss the state of PIV insertion and the use of visualization technologies; chiefly Near Infrared (NIR). Support the Show.

Duration:00:38:15

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Season 5, Episode 3 - Dr. Steve Bedwell

6/24/2022
Judy is joined by Dr. Steve Bedwell, Keynote Speaker at AVA's Annual Scientific Meeting 2022. In "How to Screw Up, Stress Out & Get Nothing Done!" attendees will learn: Expect a speech that’s riveting, provocative, and explosively funny...and then watch Dr. Steve exceed your expectations. Thank you to AccuVein for sponsoring this episode of iSaveThat Podcast! Support the Show.

Duration:00:22:38

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A New Standard of Care… a New Layer of Protection

5/5/2022
Sarah Capalla joins the podcast to discuss the implementation tissue adhesive hospital-wide. The what, why, and how of a house strategy to improve the patient experience and the cost savings in both staff time and material costs. AVA would like to thank Adhezion Biomedical LLC for sponsoring this episode Support the Show.

Duration:00:24:36

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AVA and Mighty Well: a Partnership for Providers and Patients

4/25/2022
In this session, Judy and Blake talk to Emily Levy (Co- Founder of Mighty Well), and Emma Widmar (Mighty Well Ambassador) regarding the AVA / Mighty Well partnership and the Ultimate Guide to PICCs, created by Mighty Well for Patients and caregivers. Support the Show.

Duration:00:27:19

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2021: A Year-End Review and Special Message from AVA’s Current and Future Presidents

12/21/2021
Judy and Blake take a look at 2021 and review the exciting changes and developments for AVA’s educational offerings from podcasts, webinars, live streaming, and so much more. Jocelyn Hill MN, RN, CVAA(c), VA-BC shares the lessons learned as AVA President through the pandemic. Tonja Stevens BSN, RN, VA-BC shares her passion for vascular access and her vision for the upcoming term as President. These are exciting, challenging, and promising times ahead. Check out the latest episode on any of your favorite podcast platforms. For the latest discussion on vascular access, please like and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn! Enjoy the show! 0:00 Welcome 0:15 Judy and Blake talk about the year in AVA Education 4:45 Jocelyn Hill shares her experiences as President 9:45 Tonja Stevens discuss her vision and goals as the oncoming President 26:40 Outro Support the Show.

Duration:00:29:19

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End Stage Renal Disease: Population Health and Clinical Practice Implications

12/2/2021
In this third installment of the Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease series Judy and Blake are joined by Dr. Jennifer Stoddard, MD and Jessica Lancaster, RN to talk about this population’s health considerations and the perspectives of nephrologists and clinicians in hemodialysis practice. Dr. Michael Serle DMSc, MA, PA-C helps shape the discussion around vascular access and the fistula management practices. This at risk population dialysis access is their life line and needs to be protected at all costs. A special thanks goes out to Medtronic for sponsoring this episode of the ISAVE That Podcast. Check out the latest episode on any of your favorite podcast platforms. For the latest discussion on vascular access, please like and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn! Enjoy the show! 0:00 Welcome and Intros 1:02 Introductions 3:58 CKD and ESRD population health considerations 24:33 A Word form Medtronic 25:45 Vascular access site selection and downstream implications 37:15 A Word from Medtronic 39:25 Making meaningful and sustainable change for this population 43:54 Outro 44:30 The Legal Stuff Support the Show.

Duration:00:46:30