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Ventricular Assist Device Education Classes (VADs)
Department:   Cardiology
Description:

The conference is designed for cardiologists, practitioners of internal medicine and family practice, and is also appropriate for cardiology fellows, midlevel practitioners, nurses, EMTs. And Paramedics
The class will include a presentation on what VADs are, how they function and common alarms and how to resolve. The Educational objectives are listed below;.
Educational Objectives:

  • Review epidemiology of heart failure
  • Review LVAD - Definition, Basic physiology, Implications of continuous flow
  • Identify types of LVADs implanted by Hartford Hospital that may be in the community
  • Review emergency assessment of a patient with a LVAD
  • Review emergency interventions for patients with LVADs
  • Discuss considerations for transport of a patient with a LVAD
  • Discuss ACLS considerations for patients with LVADs
  • Make available emergency contact information for patients with LVADs

 

 

Registration: Required.
Fee Desc: Free
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