South Florida INS chapter had it first meeting at theUniversity of Miami in January 26, 2011 lead by Jeannette Adams and Pam Sabatino- Holmes. We had 20 nurses and 4 manufacture representatives attend our first meeting. The So Fla Chapter was chartered in October, 2011. Our first Board members were President- Cynthia Etter, President Elect- Pam Sabatino-Holmes, Secretary- Trudy Wolf and Treasure-Nancy Vihlen . As a new chapter we are growing our membership each meeting.
In October 2012, our new board members were elected, President Pam Sabatino-Holmes, President Elect-Mary Ann Knee, Secretary-Nicole Lauzonand remained as treasure Nancy Vihlen. Our chapter meetings are a great way to share information, stay current in the practice of infusion therapy and network with nurses in our community.
We encourage you to join our So Fla INS chapter. Our members represent the full spectrum of nurses in inpatient and outpatient PICC nurses, outpatient infusion centers, emergency room, home care, and or hospital based infusion nurses. We are dedicated to excellence in infusion nursing.
The mission of the So Fla INS chapter is to advance our members through educational meetings, networking, and community building, research and patient/family advocacy.