Optimizing Outcomes for Pediatric Infusion Therapy
An expert offers considerations and developmentally appropriate interventions to promote high-quality, patient-centered pediatric infusion care.
IVs: The Risks, Rewards, and Improving Outcomes
Barbara McElroy, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC, shares her expert knowledge on placing IVs and treating patients to help health care workers optimize this procedure at the 2022 National Infusion Center Association Annual Conference.
How Infusion Centers Support Dermatology Research
Lindsey Savickas, RN, BSN, and COO at Infusion Associates, explains how infusion centers can support researchers in the dermatology space in discovering more effective treatments.
The Nurse Practicing Act: What You Need to Know
Barbara McElroy, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC, explains the responsibility a nurse has to their patient and how the Nurse Practicing Act needs to be more well-known.
Infusion Centers Face Policy Threats, Opportunities
Infusion centers are very much affected by legislative action on drugs. An expert offers insights into how best to navigate the situation.
Patient Advocacy: Encouraging Patient’s Access to Care
Knowing advocacy types and how to get patients involved in advocating for themselves is a key topic in the medical world as drug access can become a confusing issue to tackle. A group of panelists at the 2022 NICA Annual Conference explained how clinicians can help their patients.
Pediatric Treatment: Finding the Right Infusion Center
Robert Dracker, MD, MHA, MBA, CPI, medical director of Summerwood Pediatrics & Infusacare Medical Services, sits down to discuss why choosing an infusion center with pediatric experience will improve treatment outcomes.
Preparing Parenteral Medications: What Dermatologists Need to Know
Growth in new biologic treatments for widespread cutaneous disease along with innovation in medications for rare conditions such as generalized pustular psoriasis have moved infusion therapy from a nice-to-know to a need-to-know point on dermatologists’ continuing learning curve. The National Infusion Center Association provides answers to commonly asked questions about biologics in an informative presentation at the end of this article.
The Challenges of Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
At the 2022 National Infusion Center Association Annual Conference, Kelly Gordon, PharmD, answered why diagnosing GPP is so difficult and what to look for to optimize patient care.
Optimize Outcomes for Pediatric Patients Who Need Infusion Therapy
Robert Dracker, MD, MHA, MBA, CPI discussed considerations and developmentally appropriate interventions to promote high quality, patient-centered pediatric infusion care in a presentation at the 2022 National Infusion Center Association Annual Conference.
The Growing Need for Infusion Centers in Dermatologic Care, and When to Refer
Lindsey Savickas, RN, BSN, and COO at Infusion Associates, explains how infusion centers and dermatologists are going to work together more as medications become more advanced.
Why Dermatologists Should Watch the NICA Conference
Brian Nyquist, MPH, the CEO of the National Infusion Center Association (NICA), talks on the engaging sessions happening this weekend at the NICA conference and its growing importance to the dermatology community.
What to Look Forward to at the 2022 NICA Conference
The 2022 National Infusion Center Association Conference will begin with several sessions focused on advocacy, clinical, management, and operations topics.
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