Be Agents of Change for Better I.V. Care

Educational Webinar
Be Agents of Change for Better I.V. Care
Join 3M for a free online learning session with Professor Cath Murphy, as part of 3M’s
Vascular Access Solutions Program. Designed specifically to help clinicians become
effective agents of change for better I.V. care.
Date: Wednesday 29th October 2014
Duration 90min 1.00pm - 2.30pm/2.45pm AEST Brisbane
+ 15min
2.00pm - 3.30pm/3.45pm AEDT Sydney
question time. 4.00pm - 5.30pm/5.45pm NZDT Auckland
Prof Cathryn Murphy
Executive Director, Infection Control Plus Pty Ltd, Gold Coast,
Queensland, Australia Adjunct Assoc. Prof Faculty of Health
Science and Medicine, Bond University and Adjunct Prof. School
of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University
Professor Murphy’s career highlights include a one year postDoctoral placement at the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) Atlanta, USA and completing several invited
short-term missions for the World Health Organisation including investigation of infection
control measures in several South East Asian countries during the height of the 2003 SARS
outbreak. She has continued to lecture and work around the world. She is a member of
the Editorial Boards of several leading infection control journals worldwide and is widely
published in scientific journals and textbooks. She has lectured extensively to infection
prevention peers and consulted to medical industry across several continents. In 2010 after
almost twenty years of volunteer service to infection control she was elected as the first
non-North American President of APIC, the world’s largest infection prevention professional
Dr Evan Alexandrou
Evan Alexandrou is a Lecturer with the School of Nursing and
Midwifery at the University of Western Sydney – Australia. As an
advanced practice nurse working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist
in Central Venous Access and Intensive Care at Liverpool Hospital
he divides his time undertaking clinical care of critically patients
and also inserting central venous catheters.
Evan is involved in clinical education at an undergraduate and post
graduate level for a number of hospital based medical programs tutoring intensive care,
anaesthetic and emergency medical trainees in central venous access and arterial access.
Evan has significant clinical expertise in vascular access presenting at national and
international conferences on his research findings related to vascular access. Evan has
published a number of papers in peered journals on vascular access device insertion and
Special Guests Joel Mason CNS2 Vascular Access, Paediatric Recovery, The Sydney
Children’s Hospital and Bev Hopper, RN BHSc MHP, Nurse Educator, Orthopaedics,
Waitemata DHB present their key learnings from attending the 3M Global IV Leadership
Summit held in April 2014 in Minnesota, USA.
3M Critical & Chronic Care
Solutions Division
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Learning objectives:
•An overview of change theory including understanding
of the individual and collective roles of IV change
•Insights into how members of the vascular access
community can make a difference by identifying
opportunities, conceptualising and undertaking
projects that enable them to collectively improve
clinical practice and patient care;
•A broad over-arching understanding of the key, and
often contradictory, best practice recommendations
of major national and international IV guidance
documents; and
•A suggested practical framework for implementing
recommendations contained within Standard 3 –
Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated
Infections (National Safety and Quality Health Service
Standards) to clinical and quality management aspects
of vascular access.
Register now to join us
at this exciting online
event which is free for all
We look forward to you
joining us online.
attracts 1.5 hours
CPD points.
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