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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM DAY 1 : WEDNESDAY JUNE 20, 2018

09:30 - 10:00 Opening and Keynote address

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09:30 – 10:00  Opening – Ton van Boxtel (NL)
10:00 – 11:00   I-01  Keynote address: Past, current and future challenges in infection control: from local to global actions – Didier Pittet (CH)

Plenary Session 1: The patient and the bundles

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11:00 – 11:45 I-02  Patient first: Do we consider the patient in our insertion bundles? (Panel discussion)
Chair: Claire Rickard (AU)
Panel members: Evan Alexandrou (AU), Nancy Moureau (US), Liz Simcock (GB)
11:45 – 12:30 I-03  Patient first: Do we consider the patient in our maintenance bundles? (Panel discussion)
Chair: Ton van Boxtel (NL)
Panel members: Josie Stone (US), Kathy Kokotis (US), Samantha Keogh (AU)

12:30 - 13:00 Break

13:00 - 14:00 Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia 1,2,3 (including lunch)

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VANDSALEN
CARSTENSEN

14:00 - 14:30 Break

14:30 - 16:00 Session 1 - Minimizing the risk of thrombosis

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Chairperson: Andrew Bulmer (AU)
14:30 – 15:00   I-04  Catheter to vein ratio today – Mauro Pittiruti (IT)
15:00 – 15:30   I-05  A patient oriented approach to mangement of venous thrombosis – Sergio Bertoglio (IT)
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
15:30 – 15:45  O-01  Brazilian experience 2017: PICC-related thrombosis – Kelly Onaga Jahana (BR)
15:45 – 16:00  O-02  Reducing catheter-related thrombosis using a risk reduction tool centered on catheter to vessel ratio – Tim Spencer (US)

14:30 - 16:00 Session 2 - The newborn

VANDSALEN

Chairperson: Agnes van den Hoogen (NL)
14:30 – 15:00   I-06  A new approach to umbilical and to epicutaneocaval catheters – Giovanni Barone (IT)
15:00 – 15:30  I-07  Ultrasound guided CICCs in neonates – Christian Breschan (AT)
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
15:30 – 15:45  O-03  Exploring the Use of Extended Dwell Peripheral Intravenous Catheters in the Newborn Intensive Care – Jessica Marchetti (US)
15:45 – 16:00  O-04  The optimal electrocardiogram P/R amplitude ratio of intracavitary electrocardiogram (IC-ECG) method for positioning the tip of PICC in neonates: results of a cohort study- Yintian Liu (CN)

14:30 - 16:00 Session 3 - The patient in the ICU

CARSTENSEN

Chairperson: Paul Blackburn (US)
14:30 – 15:00   I-08  PICCs in ICU – Daniele Biascucci (IT)
15:00 – 15:30   I-09  Protecting the ICU patient from catheter related infections – Marc Königs (NL)
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
15:30 – 15:45   O-05  A dedicated vascular access and infusion therapy team in an acute care hospital: the benefits of reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections – Raquel Cechinel (BR)
15:45 – 16:00  O-06  Arterial insertion method: a systematic and anatomical approach to arterial catheter insertion – Amy Bardin (US)

16:00 - 16:30 Break

16:30 - 18:00 Session 4 - The patient with a peripheral venous access

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Chairperson: Josie Stone (US)
16:30 – 17:00   I-10  PIV bundles for preventing complications – Claire Rickard (AU)
17:00 – 17:30   I-11  PIV, mini-midlines and midline catheters: towards a common terminology – Giancarlo Scoppettuolo (IT)
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:30 – 17:45   O-07  An intervention to decrease short-term peripheral vascular catheter-related bacteraemia. The impact on incidence and mortality – Ana Hornero (ES)
17:45 – 18:00  O-08  ‘Phlebitis Zero’: working to reduce the complications associated with short peripheral intravenous catheter – Teresa Martínez-Flores (ES)

16:30 - 18:00 Session 5 - Minimizing occlusions: flush & lock policies

VANDSALEN

Chairperson: Samantha Keogh (AU)
16:30 – 17:00  I-12  The science of flushing – Andrew Bulmer (AU)
17:00 – 17:30  I-13  Goodbye, heparin ! – Sergio Bertoglio (IT)
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:30 – 17:45  O-09  Prospective audit to study synerkinase use to restore patency in occluded central venous catheters in haematology and oncology patients – interim results from a multicentre study – Andrew Jackson (GB)
17:45 – 18:00  O-10  Impact of saline flushing volume on PIVC failure, vascular calibre and tissue injury – a pre-clinical human trial – Alexandra Hawthorn (AU)

16:30 - 18:00 Session 6 - Indications and advantages of tunneling

CARSTENSEN

Chairperson: Daniele Biasucci (IT)
16:30 – 17:00  I-14  Why the patient will benefit from PICC tunneling – Gloria Ortiz Miluy (ES)
17:00 – 17:30  I-15  Current indication to CICC tunnelling in the adult and pediatric patients – Massimo Lamperti (AE)
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:30 – 17:45  O-11  The taurolidine-citrate-heparin catheter lock reduces catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients receiving home parenteral nutrition through a long-term tunnelled central venous catheter: a randomised and placebo-controlled trial – Siri Tribler (DK)
17:45 – 18:00  O-12  Complication rates among tunneled non-cuffed PICC and CICC in pediatric malignancies – Vilani Kremer (BR)

18:00 - 19:00 Welcome Reception

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