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SOURCE B. Braun Medical Inc.
Vascular Access, Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety Key Areas of Focus at B. Braun
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will exhibit and host a Platinum Showcase presentation at the 27th Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, September 20th-23rd. The presentation entitled "Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions -- Implications and Limitations for Practice" will feature a discussion of technology and procedures related to ultrasound guided peripheral IV insertion that highlights standardized approaches to patient assessment and techniques for vessel access.
Robert B. Dawson, DNP, MSA, RN, VA-BC, CRNI, CPUI, Vascular Access Consultant, PICC Academy and Leianne Jinkins, RN, BSN, VA-BC, CPUI, Vascular Access Specialist, B.Braun will be the featured presenters. The presentation will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 2-3 p.m. at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel (Hermitage-E).
Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), needlestick (sharps) injuries and exposure to potentially deadly blood borne pathogens continue to be major issues facing all healthcare professionals.
"B.Braun remains committed to combating these issues by providing a robust portfolio of safety-engineered IV therapy devices that offer patient protection against infection and optimum safety for clinicians in the workplace," said Tom Sutton, Vice President of Vascular Access Systems at B.Braun.
B.Braun will demonstrate the following safety-engineered IV therapy devices at booth (#202) during AVA. When attendees gain vascular access by using one of the following innovative products, B.Braun will make a donation to the AVA Foundation, which supports vascular access education and outreach.
To learn more about B.Braun visit www.BBraunUSA.com
About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.
The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, Aesculap® and CAPS®. B.Braun's U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 46,000 employees in more than 50 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit www.BBraunUSA.com.
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