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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, AVA welcomes a handful of vascular access clinicians who are on the front lines fighting the virus to share how it has impacted daily life, new challenges they face and new strategies to keep patients safe. The panel includes the following individuals:
-Tonja Stevens, RN, VA-BC™ | Vascular Access Specialist in Washington, D.C. and Secretary of the 2020 AVA Board of Directors
-Regina Hines, RN, VA-BC™ and Kristi Butler, RN, VA-BC™ | Manager and member of a Vascular Access Team in Birmingham, Alabama
-Keegan Mahoney, RRT, VA-BC™ | Lead Respiratory Therapist at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona
-Connie Girgenti, RN, BSN, VA-BC™ | Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Chicago area
0:00 A word from Episode 3 sponsor and 2020 AVA Enterprise Partner Teleflex
0:40 COVID-19 Panelist Introductions
2:30 The Impact of a PPE Shortage
4:44 How COVID-19 Changes Home Life for Clinicians
9:26 Best Practice v. COVID-19 Practice
21:15 Caring for a Prone COVID-19 Patient
25:20 Another word from Episode 3 sponsor Teleflex
25:43 COVID-19 Practice: No Judge Island
34:00 How Vascular Access Specialists Can be Leaders During the COVID-19 Pandemic
42:36 Crystal Ball: How Would You Have Prepared Better for COVID-19?
48:03 Final Thoughts

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