Ventricular Assist Devices: A Bridge to Transplant 5/10/21

May 10, 2021

This course will review transplant care prior to transplant

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

Following the presentation:

a. Learners will be able to identify common congenital and acquired heart disease that would require a ventricular assist device.

b. Learners will be able to identify ventricular assist devices commonly used at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

c. Learners will be able to understand the functionality and purpose of ventricular assist devices commonly used at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

d. Learners will be able to apply basic practices of nursing care related to ventricular assist device dressing changes.

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: 
05/10/2021
Course expires: 
05/24/2021
Event starts: 
05/10/2021 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
05/10/2021 - 4:00pm
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

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 contact hours.

 

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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