Welcome to the SASVN

The South Australian Society for Vascular Nursing (SASVN) is a professional nursing organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the compassionate and comprehensive care of individuals with vascular disease and their families by providing quality education.

This is achieved by the:

  • promotion of membership for all healthcare professionals to the South Australian Society for Vascular Nursing
  • a leadership role in defining vascular nursing and education at the local level
  • implementation of evidenced based standards of practice for vascular nursing locally
  • collaboration with other professionals to address the unique needs of the individual with vascular disease
  • enhance public awareness of vascular disease and management.

Vascular nurse of the Year 2017

Yolanda Pineda De Chavvaria

Yolanda has worked at the RAH Vascular department since 2008. People quickly noticed that she was quiet, efficient and always provided high quality care for her patients. Often her workmates commenting that she completed her work with outstanding pride, and a true passion for the care she was providing. Over the years, she has developed a skill for wound management and has truly excelled in her knowledge of wounds, dressing products and excellent wound bed preparation.  Though quiet, and often sticking to the background, Yolanda is always present at the SASVN education events and journal clubs. Yolanda has dedicated herself to nursing and she is a passionate vascular nurse. Always keen to gain more knowledge and skills and applying them in the workplace. Her dedication, knowledge and skills have indeed been noticed over the years – and the SASVN was proud to award Yolanda as the ‘Vascular Nurse of the Year 2017’.


Coming Events

Education Evenings

Journal Clubs

Vascular Nurses Week

ANZ Vascular Conference
Auckland, New Zealand
Fri 28 Sep – 1 Oct 2018

More Information

Vascular Nurse of the
Year Award

Do you know a nurse who excels in their vascular related practice? Nominate them for SASVN Nurse of the Year

Click here for more information



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