Infusion Nurses Society (INS) National Academy fall conference
BETHLEHEM, PA – November 3, 2016 – B. Braun Medical Inc. will sponsor a one-day educational program on sepsis, a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death, at this year’s Infusion Nurses Society (INS) National Academy fall conference.
The program, “The Spectrum of Sepsis,” is being offered through a continuing nursing education grant. Attendees will integrate evidence-based practice in prevention, identification, and management of sepsis and post-sepsis syndrome.
“Catheter-related bloodstream infections, needlestick injuries and exposure to potentially deadly bloodborne pathogens continue to be major issues facing all healthcare professionals,” said Tom Sutton Vice President of Vascular Access Systems at B. Braun. “Through our products and educational sponsorship efforts, B. Braun has taken a leadership role in addressing these issues head-on.”
“As a leader in infusion therapy, B. Braun is committed to providing innovative, safety-engineered IV therapy devices that offer patient protection against infection and optimum safety for clinicians in the workplace,” Sutton said.
The conference will be held Nov. 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati in Ohio. At its booth #1, B. Braun will showcase the following safety-engineered IV therapy devices:
About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.
Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 56,000 employees in more than 60 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.