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
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? No
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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.

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Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 0 CEUs by SC AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.


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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