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 •  August 2

The recipe for making a great nurse has always been knowledge combined with continued experience and a desire to never stop learning. For the modern infusion nurse, the ingredients for this recipe call for a triple portion of knowledge and a heavy measure of flexibility. Infusion nursing has become a very specialized field in the past decade as...

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 •  June 16

Flushing and locking vascular access devices (VADs) are 2 common procedures performed on patients receiving treatment in infusion centers. Flushing is the act of moving fluids, medications, blood, and blood components out of the VAD to ensure treatment delivery and assess for patency. Locking, on the other hand, is the instillation of a solution...

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 •  June 3, 2015

Selected by President Obama as the fifth inaugural poet in U.S. history, Richard Blanco joined the ranks of such luminary poets as Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. The youngest, first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in such a role, he read his inaugural poem, “One Today,” at the official ceremony. In his first prose publication, For All ...

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 •  June 3, 2015

The INS Annual Convention Industrial Exhibition continues to be the biggest and best opportunity for infusion nurse professionals to LEARN from the most brilliant minds in the industry, DISCOVER new technologies, SHARE experiences with others, and access the latest innovations in the field.
If you didn't have a chance to join us for the infusion ...

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 •  June 3, 2015

If you visited the INCC booth in the exhibit hall this year, you were treated to a version of everyone’s favorite game show, "Jeopardy". Current and prospective CRNI® took part in answering questions from previous exams designed to test their knowledge.

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 •  June 3, 2015

INS was honored to meet with hundreds of fresh faces at the First-Time Attendee Orientation. They connected with INS staff, the INS board, and INS Meeting mentors – past meeting attendees who volunteered to serve as an onsite resource, and "the results were amazing".many new friendships were made.

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 •  June 3, 2015

Went to INS 2015 but missed a session? Couldn’t make it but want to see what you’ve missed? Handouts for most sessions are still available online for your review. https://guidebook.com/g/2015INS/ Save the Date

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 •  June 3, 2015

Every year at the Celebration of Excellence gala, INS is pleased to honor a diverse group of scholarship winners, and INS 2015 was no exception. Amid the Derby-themed event of big hats, bow ties, and mint juleps each award recipient was honored, and many were there to personally accept their award. The Infusion Nurses Society (INS) established the ...

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 •  September 25, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., a global leader in mobile vascular imaging systems, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Kentucky today announced the final results of a quality improvement study evaluating the use of VeinViewer® for the reduction of medically unnecessary peripherally inserted central ...

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 •  September 24, 2014

According to a Reuters report citing four unnamed individuals, the largest drugstore chain in the U.S.,Walgreen (NYSE:WAG) has chosen Bank of America to explore the possible sale of a majority stake (over 50%) in its infusion services business, in a deal that could value the division at around $1.5 billion. These sources suggest the proposed sale ...