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Lois Davis, RN, MSN
AVAʼs goal is to publish the highest quality manuscripts September 15-17. The JAVA associate editors will be available
in clinical pratice and research. The practice of vascu- at a JAVA booth during the exhibitor hall hours. If you have a
lar access must be evidence-based. Many clinicians are manuscript, outline or abstract that you need help in develop-
involved in generating that evidence in their daily practice, ing or if you just need advice on an idea for a manuscript, this
through research, and by developing new processes, using is a perfect time to meet with one of our associate editors.
vascular access products, or doing literature reviews. It is Bring your material with you. You will have an opportunity
important that we share our knowledge so that we learn from to schedule one-on-one time at the booth. We will also have
each other. This not only beneﬁts us and our patients, it is our open times available for general inquiries during the ﬁrst hour
responsibility to both ourselves and our patients of each day.
One of the best ways to share your knowledge is by publishing This unique offering is designed to assist both the novice and
in a journal such as JAVA. Writing for publication can appea