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In-Person Implant Courses

Our in-person courses are held throughout the year on the following topics. To express interest in registering for a course, reach out to your local Abbott representative or request information directly from our Training and Education team.

Heartmate 3 LVAD Surgical Training

Building and Running a VAD Program from Indication to Bedside

This course lays the foundations of a VAD program, from selecting the right patient to implanting the HeartMate 3™ LVAD and managing the patient. The importance of a team approach will be discussed, together with the principles of structuring and organizing a VAD program.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Structure their own programs and carry out implants
  • Select suitable LVAD candidates
  • Handle the apical cuff and apply the right suturing technique
  • Manage the patient in the pre-, per- and post-operative phases
  • Organize a VAD program and manage referrals
  • Handle and manage clinical complications in outpatients
     
Who It’s For

Surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, VAD coordinators, perfusionists (the complete VAD team)
 

Course Level

Comprehensive (participants have a basic understanding of LVAD treatment)

Upcoming Locations
Upcoming Dates and Locations:

May 2023 TBC,
November 2023 TBC


Duration:

1.5 days

Early Risk stratification and Strategy: Setting Standards for Future

Perioperative management for LVAD implantation

This comprehensive course focuses on the various aspects around the anesthesiologic management of patients for LVAD therapy. From the perioperative optimization phase, to risk stratification and from the surgical aspects to the management of LVAD patients in a non-cardiac setting.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Manage different viewpoints in the preoperative optimization phase of end-stage heart failure patients
  • Anticipate patient management related to surgical aspects and challenges in LVAD procedures
  • Manage patients in the pre, peri-and post-operative phase
     

The program offers an optional visit to the Surgical ICU, LVAD-ICU, HTX-ICU, VAD Ambulance and operating room at the end of the program.

Who It’s For

Anesthesiologists, Intensivists
 

Course Level

Comprehensive to advanced

Upcoming Locations
Upcoming Dates and Locations:

Dates for 2023:
27-28 March
29-30 September


Duration:

1.5 days

Implementing the CardioMEMS HF System into daily practice

In this course, we will address how to faciliate efficient and effective remote management of your patients, even before other symptoms appear. Hear how to select the right patient, implant the CardioMEMS™ PA Sensor and learn how to manage patients’ pulmonary pressures. Each of these important aspects will be covered together with the relevance and importance of hemodynamic data regarding heart failure patient management.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Structure your own program to integrate CardioMEMS HF System in your management practice
  • Select suitable CardioMEMS HF System candidates
  • Understand the steps involved in implanting a CardioMEMS sensor
  • Manage the patient during the evaluation post-implant phase, optimization phase and maintenance phase
  • Interpret and utilize hemodynamic data to the benefit of patient management with the CardioMEMS Heart Failure System
     
Who It’s For

General Cardiologists, Heart Failure Specialists, Interventional Cardiologists, HF nurses
 

Course Level

Comprehensive

Upcoming Locations
Upcoming Dates and Locations:

June 2023 TBC


Duration:

1.5 days

This device is commercially available for use in select international markets.

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