The Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Nursing (ANZSVN) was formed in 2007 and represents vascular nurses from a variety of work settings based in all states and territories in Australia, and in New Zealand.
The ANZSVN is a professional nursing organisation dedicated to promoting excellence in the nursing care of individuals with vascular disease by providing quality education, fostering clinical expertise, supporting nursing research and contributing to the prevention of vascular disease.
Represent Australian & New Zealand Vascular Nurses as a professional body and assume a leadership role in the advancement and promotion of the specialty of vascular nursing
Promote an Australian & New Zealand network of vascular nurses through a website, newsletters, conferences and the facilitation of regional groups
Liaise and collaborate with national and international professional bodies and individuals who share concern and interest for people with vascular disease
Enhance public awareness of vascular disease and encourage members to be active within the field of vascular health education and health promotion
Assume the leadership role in defining and advancing the evidenced-based education of nurses involved in the care of patients with vascular disease
Facilitate and encourage vascular nursing research