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Management of Vascular Access Devices in Home Parenteral Nutrition (SA32)

Saturday, April 22 • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM PT

In Person SessionVirtual Session


  1. Select the appropriate vascular access device
  2. Summarize the most recent research on the prevention of catheter line associated blood stream infections in the home parenteral nutrition population
  3. Improve the understanding of risk, prevention and management of thrombotic complications associated with vascular access devices used for home parenteral nutrition 

Vascular Access Device Selection and Placement 
Melissa J. Neisen, MD, Radiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 

Infection Prevention and Guidelines 
Leonard Mermel, DO, ScM, AM (Hon), FSHEA, FIDSA, FACP, Professor of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Medical Director, Department of Epidemiology and Infection Control, Lifespan Hospital System Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Thrombotic Complications Associated with HPN 
Cristina Cuerda, MD, PhD, Specialist in Endocrinology and Nutrition, Attending Physician in the Nutrition Unit, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain 

Kristen M. Roberts, PhD, RDN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAND, Associate Professor, Medical Dietetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-075-L99-P

Session has been approved for BCNSP recertification credit through the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. 
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