Ever since Emiliana Perera Parra was little, she was drawn to healthcare professions. After graduating college with a nursing degree, she spent six years working in various hospitals’ Intensive Care Units and Emergency Rooms. Now as a Scientific Affairs and Education Manager, she’s responsible for educating thousands of clinicians on scientific affairs and vascular access solutions in Latin America.
Among Emiliana’s many accomplishments, she most recently led the development of the first Latin America Expert panel along with the Healthcare Ministry in Mexico, to establish a Consensus document for the proper insertion, maintenance and removal of peripheral venous (PIV) catheters in the pediatric and adult populations. Emiliana is dedicated to advancing best practices for patient safety, improving quality assurance, reducing vascular access complications like phlebitis, infiltration, dislodgement, infection (intra and extraluminal route), movement and mechanical trauma.