Schedule-at-a-Glance


Please note: Presentations are subject to change without notice. Please check back for updated session offerings and handouts. Session handouts will be available April 2015. 
Friday, May 15, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmRegistration

National Academy of Infusion Therapy, Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:00 am - 5:30 pmRegistration
10:00 am - 11:00 amFirst-Time Attendee Orientation [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmInfusion Options for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension [More Info]Infusion-Related Sentinel Events: Prevalence and Prevention [More Info]
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmManaging Multiple Infusion Therapies With Parenteral Nutrition [More Info]Challenges in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmManagement of the Adolescent Infusion Patient [More Info]Unit-Based Patient Safety Liaison Program to Improve Patient Outcomes [More Info]
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmLife-Threatening Sodium Imbalances: Identification and Treatment [More Info]Evolution of the Treatment for Hemophilia [More Info]
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmSuperbugs: Impact on Mortality and Morbidity [More Info]Litigation Associated With Extravasation [More Info]

National Academy of Infusion Therapy, Sunday, May 17, 2015
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 9:00 amMinimizing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents [More Info]Non-Dialysis Uses of Arteriovenous Fistulas [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:00 amThe Role of the Infusion Nurse in Chemoembolization [More Info]Identification and Management of Post-Thyroidectomy Hypocalcemia [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am - 11:30 amControversies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Lyme Disease [More Info]The Paradigm Shift in the Use of Parenteral Nutrition [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:30 pmLunch Break
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmEarly Recognition of the Acidotic Patient [More Info]Complexities of Treating Patients Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmChallenges in the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection [More Info]Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy [More Info]

Annual Meeting, Monday, May 18, 2015
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 9:00 amOpening Session: Year in Review [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:00 amKeynote Address
10:00 am - 2:00 pmIndustrial Exhibition [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProtecting Yourself from Health Care-Associated Infections [More Info]Successful Infusion Therapy in Older Adults [More Info]BACK TO BASICS TRACK Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance: Interpretation and Assessment [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAntibiotic Drug Classification and Indications for Use [More Info]Holistic Care of Patients With Pancreatic Cancer [More Info]BACK TO BASICS TRACK Acid-Base Balance for Infusion Nurses [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmExploring Intravenous Fat Emulsion [More Info]Intraosseous Access Beyond the Emergency Room [More Info]BACK TO BASICS TRACK Infusion Strategies for Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Abnormalities [More Info]

Annual Meeting, Tuesday, May 19, 2015
6:30 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
7:00 am - 8:00 amDAYBREAK SYMPOSIUM Needleless Connector Use: Data Validated by Experience and Function [More Info]
8:00 am - 9:00 amSimulation for Infusion-Related Competency Assessment [More Info]Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:00 amTherapeutic Phlebotomy for the Management of Hematologic Disorders [More Info]The Role of Pharmacogenomics in Infusion Therapy [More Info]
10:00 am - 2:00 pmIndustrial Exhibition [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmManagement of Severe Thyroid Imbalance [More Info]Infection Prevention Strategies for Alternate Care Settings [More Info]UNDERSTANDING THE NUMBERS TRACK The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel and Infusion Therapy [More Info]Oral Abstract Presentations [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmCancer Treatment Options: Apoptosis Pathways [More Info]Identification and Treatment of Hospital-Related Malnutrition [More Info]UNDERSTANDING THE NUMBERS TRACK Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation for the Bedside Nurse [More Info]Oral Abstract Presentations [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmOptimizing Patient Outcomes With Vancomycin Administration [More Info]Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Identification and Management [More Info]UNDERSTANDING THE NUMBERS TRACK Demystifying the Complete Blood Cell Count Differential [More Info]Infusion Nurses Society Research Priorities [More Info]
7:30 pm - 10:30 pmCelebration of Excellence [More Info]

Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:30 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
7:00 am - 8:00 amDAYBREAK SYMPOSIUM Immunoglobulin Nursing: Competence Versus Confidence [More Info]
8:00 am - 9:00 amInfection Prevention Challenges in the Home Care Setting [More Info]Nurse Navigators: History and Future Directions [More Info]PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK Choosing the Best Advanced Degree for You [More Info]Infection Prevention Challenges in the Home Care Setting [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:00 amHereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia [More Info]Optimizing Parenteral Nutrition Management and Patient Outcomes Using Case Studies [More Info]PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK Strategies for the Promotion of Your Nursing Career [More Info]
10:00 am - 2:00 pmIndustrial Exhibition [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmPreemptive Infusions to Avoid Hospitalizations [More Info]Infusion-Related Pharmacokinetics in the Obese Population [More Info]PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK Navigating the Research Proposal Process [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmImmunoglobulin Therapy for Primary Immune Deficiency Disease [More Info]Strategies to Decrease Pain Associated With Pediatric Vascular Access [More Info]PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK Sharing Your Knowledge: Getting Your Idea Published [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmNurse Fatigue: Impact on Patient Outcomes [More Info]Best Practices for Implanted Vascular Access Ports [More Info]PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK The Role of the Infusion Nurse in Aligning Products, Protocols, and Practice [More Info]

Annual Meeting, Thursday, May 21, 2015
6:30 am - 3:00 pmRegistration
7:00 am - 8:00 amDAYBREAK SYMPOSIUM The Affordable Care Act and Product ­Selection: The Clinician’s Role [More Info]
8:00 am - 9:00 amPresidential Address & Gavel Ceremony [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:00 amInflammatory Bowel Disease [More Info]Tubing Misconnections: Strategies to Prevent Patient Harm [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amParenteral Nutrition and the Cancer Patient [More Info]Situational Awareness to Promote Safety in the Health Care Setting [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:00 pmInfusion Documentation and Billing Coding Guidelines [More Info]Allergy to Chemotherapy: The Desensitization Process [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch Break
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmThe Role of Computerized Provider Order Entry in Blood Product Utilization [More Info]Optimizing the Use of Midline Catheters [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmDehydration Management in Renal Failure [More Info]Infusion Management Strategies in the Long-Term Care Setting [More Info]