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HeartMate II & III and HeartWare LVAD Training Class

This course will cover basic principles of LVAS function, trouble-shooting and patient care.

Where

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Auditorium Room A-B
7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123
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When
Monday, Dec. 5, 8 am to 2 pm

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    For more information, please call 1-800-827-4277, Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm.

Presented by Sharp Memorial Hospital plus

This course will cover basic principles of LVAS function, trouble-shooting and patient care.

The class is intended for Sharp RNs, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and all RNs who are new to Heartmate LVAS and the HeartWare LVAS or would like a refresher.

At the completion of this class the participant will be able to:

  • Describe nursing responsibilities for the care of the patient with the Heartmate or HeartWare LVAS
  • Describe the routine maintenance required of the Heartmate and HeartWare
  • Discuss the design and operation of the HeartMate II & III LVAS and the HeartWare LVAS
  • Discuss troubleshooting emergency situations and actions to be taken for each LVAS
  • Identify two operating alarms and corrective measures for each
  • List indicators for use of both the HeartMate II & III LVAS and HeartWare LVAS

Cancellation Policy plus

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.

Parking Information plus

Parking is available in front of the hospital or in parking structures located on Frost Street, on Health Center Drive or in front of Sharp Mary Birch. Parking fees may apply.

Presenter Information plus

This course is instructed by:

Marcia Stahovich, RN, CCRN
Suzanne Chillcott, BSN, RN
Mechanical Circulatory Support Department

CEUs plus

This course had been Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider No. 70) for 6.0 contact hours.

You must bring your RN License with you to the class to receive the CEUs.

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