VAD Management Considerations January 2022

Pittsburgh, PA US
January 18, 2022

This course was designed to increase knowledge related to care of the VAD equipment and patient.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of cardiomyopathy
  • Identify common signs and symptoms of patients presenting with heart failure
  • Discuss indications for the use of Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Discuss the bedside care of a patient with a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/18/2022
Course expires: 
02/01/2022
Event starts: 
01/18/2022 - 7:00am EST
Event ends: 
01/18/2022 - 8:00am EST
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

Kayla Jubic MSN, RN

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour(s).

 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.  

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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