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NORTH EASTERN ONTARIO CHAPTER NEWS & EVENTS

Conference Bursaries:
Apply for one of the four $250 grants offered through NEOCVAA to help cover the cost of attending the CVAA national conference in Toronto (April 25-27). Get all the information here and apply by March 31, 2018!

Upcoming Events:
Join the NEOCVAA chapter for a membership meeting and education event on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm by videoconference.  We hope that you will join us for this opportunity and that you will invite your co-workers to join us as well and become NEOCVAA members.  We encourage you to post this flyer at your workplace.
 
Janice Romanko RN, Symptom Management Clinic Nurse, Northeast Cancer Center, , will be presenting on: 
MAID:  Medical Assistance in Dying

Also please RSVP to neocvaa@gmail.com by Friday April 13, 2018 to let us know that you will join us.
NEOCVAA will be covering the cost of pizza for all pre-registered NEOCVAA members in attendance (max. 6$/person).  Submit your receipts to NEOCVAA following the event for reimbursement.  
 
This videoconference is free to NEOCVAA members.  To become a NEOCVAA member, a yearly membership fee of 10$ is required.   
Please e-mail neocvaa@gmail.com for more details.


Full day CVAA Learning Event (CLE) – September 24


2018 Strategic Priority:
Provide membership access to vascular access and infusion therapy educational opportunities. 
NEOCVAA scheduled events will align with and support the strategic plan.

Join the NEO CVAA Chapter with the 2017-2018 membership form here.
Past Events:
NEOCVAA held a videoconference education event on Tuesday January 16, 2018 where Krista Shea, RN presented on 
Smart Pumps and Their Impact on Patient Safety 
 
This presentation discussed the impact of smart pump technology on the safety of infusion therapy and its implications for patients.  Krista lead the discussion and encouraged members to bring their questions, ideas and suggestions and to share the various practices encountered in Northern Ontario. 
                                      
This presentation was sponsored by BAXTER. See poster here f or more information. You can find the full presentation here.

 

Check out the latest newsletter from the NEO Chapter here.


Chapter Achievement Award recipients 2015 - NEO CVAA Chapter

Congratulations to the NEO CVAA Chapter for being an exceptional chapter: 

- Newsletters sent out 3x/year with content such as event highlights, national facts, Member Spotlight, conference highlights, quizzes
- Offers conference and certification grants
- Created new chapter logo
- CVAA booth on IV Nurses Day
- CVAA Learning Event, OTN, education events, exam writings

Congratulations!
The chapter has received media attention in their region. Check out The Sudbury Star article here!

Vice-President Karen Mallet


Past Events: 
- The NEO chapter held their full day CVAA Learning Event (CLE) on September 25, 2017 - find out the details in the brochure here 
- April 18, 2017
- January 31, 2017 on "No Touch Technique for PICC Dressings" presented by Karen Mallet
- September 26, 2016
- January 19, 2016
- September 21, 2015
- April 21, 2015  
- January 20, 2015 
- September 22, 2014 
- January 21, 2014 
- September 23, 2013


Newsletters:
- July 2017
March 2017
- July 2016
- March 2016
- December 2015
- July 2015
- March 2015
- December 2014
- July 2014
- March 2014
- December 2013
- July 2013
- March 2013
- December 2012

CONTACT INFORMATION

Chapter President - Patricia (Patti) Connick, RN, CNCC(c)

neocvaa@gmail.com