STRONGER TOGETHER

Leading Safe Vascular Access During COVID-19 and Beyond

PART ONE:

Vascular Access for Emergency Care During

COVID-19

 

Thursday, December 10, 2020

1 PM - 2 PM EST

 

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Learning Objectives: 
  • Provide an overview of emergency care during the first surge of COVID-19

  • Discuss innovative strategies to improve patient care and protect providers

  • Provide overview of vascular access concerns in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

  • Discuss unique risks of vascular access during COVID-19

  • Discuss strategies for reliable vascular access


Speakers: 

Dr. Amit Bahl

MD, MPH

Dr. Amit Bahl

MD, MPH

Dr. Amit Bahl has over a decade of experience as a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with subspecialty expertise in emergency ultrasound. He is the Division Head of Emergency Ultrasound, Program Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship program, and serves as Medical Director for the inpatient Bedside Vascular Access Team at Beaumont, Royal Oak in Southeastern Michigan. His academic appointment is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. Dr. Bahl is well regarded regionally and nationally for his expertise, clinical care, and research contributions in the field of vascular access. He currently serves as director at large of the Michigan Vascular Access Network, has served on the Association for Vascular Access Design Team for the past two years, and was recently appointed to the Association for Vascular Access Foundation for Patient Safety board of directors. He has earned a number of awards over the years including the Association for Vascular Access Impact Award in 2019. 

Dr. Katie Boston-Leary

PhD, MBA, MHA, NEA-BC

Dr. Katie Boston-Leary

PhD, MBA, MHA, NEA-BC

Dr. Katie Boston-Leary has been a Registered Nurse for 27 years who specialized and certified in Perioperative Nursing, Nursing Administration and Executive Leadership. She is a John Maxwell Trained Speaker and Coach and is also an Adjunct Professor at University of Maryland School of Nursing and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. She is currently a Consultant with the American Nurses Association within the Nursing Practice Work Environment Division.  She was previously the System Chief Nursing Officer at University of Maryland Capital Region Health (UMCRH) in Maryland and was elected and served as the President of the Maryland Organization of Nurse Leaders.  She was previously the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Union Hospital of Cecil County in Maryland. Katie led her team at Union to their second ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation and to win the coveted annual ANCC Pathway to Excellence award in 2017. 

 

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