ABOUT US

Vision

Recognized as the authority in infusion therapy, Central Florida INS is dedicated to exceeding the public’s expectations of excellence by setting the standard for infusion care.

Mission

Providing clinical excellence in Central Florida through innovative and continuous education that promotes awareness of new strategies in IV nursing.

Central Florida Infusion Nurses Society is a continuing education provider approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-5535.   




Chris has been a Registered Nurse for more than 20 years, with a focus on vascular access and infusion therapy.  Her work experience includes roles in acute care, home care, long term care, legal consulting, education and industry. A CRNI since 1997, she has held positions on the National board of ARIN, and the National Board of the AVA Foundation.  Chris was the Founder of FLAVAN, and served on its board for 4 years. She has presented at local and national meetings for INS, AVA and ARIN on various topics.






Amanda has been a Registered Nurse for 11 years with a focus on pediatrics and over the past few years vascular access. Her work experience includes roles in the pediatric ICU at Tampa General Hospital and then she became a member of their nighttime Vascular Access Team. She currently is working at Arnold Palmer Medical Center as part of their Vascular Access Team. Amanda also is a clinical educator for Teleflex.        




Meagan has been a Registered Nurse for over 17 years. Her main focus has been within the pediatric population in various areas including general pediatrics, hematology/oncology, and PACU. She has been placing PICCs for over six years and pioneered the Vascular Access Team at Arnold Palmer Medical Center in December of 2014. She obtained VA-BC in 2015 and is currently  the Clinical Assistant Nurse Manager of the APMC Vascular Access Team.


 


The role of president is a  2 year commitment, the first as President, the last as Presidential Advisor.  The president shall direct all business and educational meetings of the chapter and serve as chair of the chapter Board of Directors. The chapter president is  responsible for coordinating the submission all reports to the national INS office annually. The president is responsible for ensuring the INS national office is updated on upcoming meetings, initiatives and for representing INS in the community, fostering INS’ commitment to excellence by serving the membership and the infusion community to the best of her or his ability.




The secretary is responsible for all chapter correspondence, and communication making all members aware of chapter meetings and activities.  The secretary maintains and submits the chapter membership list to the INS national office. The secretary also keeps minutes of all meetings.






The treasurer handles all of the financial affairs of the chapter, helps to create the chapter’s budget, manages the chapter’s bank account, prepares the annual financial reports to submit to the INS national office, and authorizes payments of bills owed by the chapter.

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