Vascular Access Plus is pleased to announce that Jamie L. Hamm RN, BSN, VA-BC and Andrea Swanson RN, VA-BC have both earned Vascular Access-Board Certified (VA-BC) credentials through the Vascular Access Certification Corporation (VACC). VACC is an arm of the Association of Vascular Access (AVA), and administers certification examinations for healthcare professionals twice annually. Jamie and Andrea both sat for the examination in June 2012, and received notification of certification soon after.

Vascular Access Plus is committed to providing patients and providers with the highest quality vascular nursing services in the region, and as such encourages its nurses to obtain certification through the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) and/or the Infusion Nurses Society (INS).

It is noteworthy that, in addition to the recent accomplishments of Jamie and Andrea, Doris McAleer RN, BSN, CRNI and Mary Bradley RN, BSN, CRNI have earned Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI) credentials through the Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation (INCC). Initial certification is obtained through examination, and requires renewal every three years.

Vascular Access Plus encourages anyone interested in learning more about vascular access, infusion nursing, and the services provided by our staff to visit our website at

For more information and additional quastions about Vascular Access Plus, contact  Jamie L. Hamm at (402) 449-9330 or