• Association for Vascular Access (AVA)

    • 3M Science at AVA

      See what's happening at booth 309.

    Experience #3MScience

    • 3M plush microbe educational tool

      Try all four activities and receive a 3M product sample bag, including a plush microbe educational tool.

    Share your perspective on the future of vascular access at AVA 2018!

    At 3M, we are on a mission to partner with clinicians to take on IV complications. And we want to hear from you! Please register for your chance to participate in research and share your expertise at AVA 2018.

    Join us on Monday, September 17th at 7 – 8:30 a.m. for a light breakfast and a 90-minute discussion on a variety of topics related to vascular access.

    Qualified participants will receive a $75 gift certificate toward your AVA membership renewal. Space is limited, so apply now!

    If eligible to participate, your confirmation email will include meeting location information.

    Pediatric Reception

    Friday, September 14


    • Convention Center
      Room B230-233
      5:30 to 7:30 PM

      *This event is open to registered AVA Pediatric Pre-Conference attendees

    LEAD in the 21st Century

    During this insightful session, you’ll learn the characteristics of a leader in the 21st century. Quinlan will offer tips on how to LEAD: Leaning in, developing your Emotional intelligence, having an Agile mindset and Developing resilience.

    Monday, September 17


    • Phyllis Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC

      Phyllis Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC
      MFW Consultants

      Convention Center
      Room C170
      3:45 to 4:45 PM

      Fill out the survey at the Platinum Showcase and 20 completed surveys will be drawn and receive a free, signed book by Phyllis Quinlan:

      Bringing Shadow Behavior into the Light of Day

      Rediscover the Joy of Being a Nurse: A Holistic Approach to Recovery from Compassion Fatigue

    See what’s new!

    • 3M™ Tegaderm™ IV Solutions

      Ask about our new I.V. dressings including 3M™ Tegaderm™ Antimicrobial I.V. Advanced Securement Dressing 9132 — our antimicrobial in the adhesive peripheral IV dressing with 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG).