National launch and live webcast
The Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard was launched via webcast on Wednesday, 26 May 2021.
The recording from the event is below.
Hosted by Associate Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, the panellists included:
- Professor Michael Kidd AM – Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Principal Medical Advisor, Australian Government Department of Health
- Dr Jennifer Stevens – Anaesthetist and Pain Medicine Specialist, St Vincent's Hospitals
- Dr Evan Alexandrou – Senior Lecturer Western Sydney University, Clinical Nurse Consultant Liverpool Hospital NSW, Adjunct Associate Professor Griffith University
- Professor Peter Collignon AM – Infectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist, Canberra Hospital, Australian National University.
The launch is relevant to all involved in cannula insertion and management including nurses, infection prevention and control practitioners, venous access experts, doctors, junior medical officers, as well as health service managers and quality and safety managers in hospitals.
The slides from the event are available below.