IABC Basics Class

Monday, Oct. 13

Course on providing nursing care to a patient with a Datascope intra-aortic balloon pump

When
Date:
Monday, Oct. 13
Time:
8 am to 12:30 pm
Where
Long Cancer Center
Conference Room 1-2
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Fee

  • Registration closes Oct. 10

Presented by Sharp Grossmont Hospital

This course is designed to prepare the nurse to provide nursing care to the patient with a Datascope intra-aortic balloon pump. Participants should have experience with hemodynamic monitoring.

All nurses are welcome to attend a class at any of the locations. IABC concepts and pumps are the same at all locations.

 

Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to: 

  • Correlate the anatomy and physiology associated with the cardiac cycle to an arterial pressure waveform 
  • Define two physiological effects achieved by the mechanics of inflation and deflation of the IABP
  • Delineate major complications associated with IABP therapy
  • Demonstrate proper set up of the Datascope IABP and initiation of pumping
  • Describe the nursing care for patients requiring IABP support
  • Discuss the consequences of improper IABP timing
  • Identify four indications and three contraindications for IABP therapy
  • Troubleshoot commonly encountered alarm/trigger/timing conditions for the Datascope IABP

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

For Standard: A fee of $20 will be deducted from the amount paid if you cancel your registration less than 2 days before the event.

Presenter Information

Presented by Pam Le Blanc, RN, BSN, Clinical Support Specialist, Maquet.

What to Bring

Please bring your completion certificate and study guide with you to class.

Course Recommendations

Participants should have experience with hemodynamic monitoring and it is mandatory that they complete the Accredited E Learning: IABC Theory Program, which is available at http://ca.maquet.com. Please bring the completion certificate to class.

CEUs

This course is Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #70) for 4.5 contact hours.

You must bring your RN license with you to the class to receive the CEU's.

Parking Information

Park in the Visitor Parking Structure (*P). Parking is free for visits under an hour. For one to four-hour visits, the rate is $3. Fees beyond 4 hours are an additional $2 every 15 minutes with a maximum of $20 a day. A multiday parking pass is available from the parking attendant for $15.