Karen Laforet

[enBio=Karen is an accomplished nurse leader with over 30 years of healthcare experience in critical care, community care, industry, and academia. Having received her Master’s in Clinical Science from Western University, Karen is recognised globally as an expert in infusion therapy and skin and wound care management. She is Canadian Certified in Community Health Nursing (CHNC (C)), certified in Canadian Vascular Access (CVAA (C)), and internationally certified in vascular access (VA-BC™). ],[enJob=Registered Nurse],[frBio=Karen est une infirmière chef de file accomplie comptant plus de 30 ans d’expérience en soins de santé dans les soins critiques, les soins communautaires et les milieux industriels et universitaires. Titulaire d’une maîtrise en sciences cliniques de l’Université Western, Karen est reconnue à l’échelle mondiale en tant qu’experte en traitement par intraveineuse et en gestion des soins de la peau et du traitement des plaies. Elle détient une certification en soins de santé communautaires (IISCC [C]) et en accès vasculaire (CVAA[c]) au Canada et une certification en accès vasculaire (VA-BCMC) à l’échelle internationale.],[frJob=Infirmière autorisée]

  • V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part six. Ways to help improve skin integrity and skin health.

    V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part six. Ways to help improve skin integrity and skin health.

    Learn about the importance of skin health and skin integrity, as well as ways to help avoid medical adhesive-related skin injuries (MARSI).

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  • V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part five. PVAD securement and stabilization.

    V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part five. PVAD securement and stabilization.

    Learn why PVAD securement and stabilization is important for vessel health.

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  • V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part four: aseptic non-touch technique.

    V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part four: aseptic non-touch technique.

    In part 4 of the V.E.I.N.S.S series, we discuss the key principles of the aseptic non-touch technique.

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  • V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part three: how to avoid infections from PVADs.

    V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part three: how to avoid infections from PVADs.

    Steps healthcare professionals can take to prevent infection in peripheral venous access devices (PVADs).

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  • V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part two. Evaluation and assessment: what is your call to action?

    V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part two. Evaluation and assessment: what is your call to action?

    In part 2 of the V.E.I.N.S.S series, we discuss how to evaluate and assess peripheral venous access device [PVADs] with patients.

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  • V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part one: ways to help improve vascular health.

    V.E.I.N.S.S. series, part one: ways to help improve vascular health.

    In Part 1 of the V.E.I.N.S.S series, we explore ways to improve vessel health and how improving vascular access can help keep your patients’ veins strong and viable.

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