In the past five years, IgNS has brought forth a major shift in the practice of Ig therapy, establishing a formal educational platform, professional certification, and the Standards of Practice. “The IgNS initiatives enable the necessary advancement of Ig healthcare professionals’ expertise, improvement of clinical outcomes, and sustained, standardized practice across a variety of fields and treatment settings”, said Amy Clarke, RN, IgCN, President of IgNS, and Program Manager, Specialty Infusion Group at Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. Clarke has recently begun her 2-year term as President of IgNS, and in this role, oversees the work of the execute leadership team, and the respective committees.
IgNS 2016 5th National Conference will provide advanced-practice education, and highly anticipated networking for healthcare professionals in the field of Ig therapy. This year’s meeting will bring together thought leaders from the clinical, research, and business fields to provide the latest updates in practice, research and drug discovery, business, and legislative climate.
“The renowned faculty, exciting sessions, interfacing with clinical and business leaders, and the networking events are all integral parts of the IgNS conference experience we have come to anticipate each year”, said Tom Schleis, MS, RPh, Chair, IgNS 2016 Committee.
The annual Poster Session Reception, will provide the opportunity to learn and interface with authors and presenters in a dynamic setting. Our Exposition Hall will feature leading companies committed to excellence in delivering products and services to our patients. For nurses seeking the IgCN Credentials, we are excited to offer the full-day Ig Certified Nurse (IgCN) Preparation Course, on Thursday, September 15th. IgNS 2016 will provide Nursing and Pharmacy CE, and recertification units.
“IgNS is critical to any organization providing Ig therapy care, in order to meet the national standards of practice, improve and standardize education, training and clinical practice, and give our patients the peace of mind they deserve, while receiving this life-saving therapy”, said Meredith Ruppert, RN, the chair of IgNS Steering Committee.
Registration for IgNS 2016 is now open online at www.ig-ns.org.
IgNS is a professional organization dedicated to nurses and pharmacists in education, management, practice, and research in fields of immunoglobulin (Ig) therapy.
Establish the standards of care and best-practice guidelines in Ig nursing and pharmacy.
Provide a platform for specialized education on the latest advances in Ig therapy.
Establish a Global IgNS Community for education, advocacy, and standardization of practice.