An Overview of HeartMate II and HeartWare HVAD Devices and Patient Management
Date Recorded: 9/7/2017
Last Day to Register: 9/6/2019
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 9/7/20179/7/2020
*For on-demand programs with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
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Disclosure Statement: None
Description: This program discussed the support required for the failing heart and the most common types of circulatory assist devices used.
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
All other participants $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1 CEUs by SC AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
EMT $0.00
SC EMS Bureau of DHEC

The SC EMS Bureau of DHEC will provide 1 CEUs for South Carolina EMS personnel.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Identify the two mechanical circulatory assist devices that you may see and describe how they function.
Review the flow waveforms and how to identify patient problems.
Describe the initial and ongoing patient management.
Discuss common device complications found with the HeartMate II and HeartWare HVAD.
Discuss emergency management and transport routines.

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