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Fundamentals of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

During this webinar Dr. Gary Schwartz will discuss the fundamentals of acute circulatory support and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand when to initiate ECMO and appropriate patient selection.
  • Describe various cannulation strategies and key takeaways for each situation.
  • Identify the benefits of a collaborative approach to patient management considerations.
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: ECMO
Duration: 41 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • Fundamentals of ECMO CEU Webinar
  • Quiz - Fundamentals of ECMO CEU

Heart Failure Hemodynamics: Knowledge Behind the Numbers

During this clinical webinar Dr. Terrie-Ann Benjamin will discuss the fundamentals of hemodynamics and the pressure/volume relationships of the cardiovascular system being key to treating heart failure patients and keeping them away from symptomatic heart failure.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of hemodynamics and the pressure/ volume relationships of the cardiovascular system.
  • Describe how we use pressure as a surrogate for volume, including how pressures and chambers are interrelated.
  • Understand the normal pressure tracings within the cardiovascular system.
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: Hemodynamics
Duration: 35 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • Hemodynamics CEU Webinar
  • Quiz - Hemodynamics CEU

Hemodynamics of Heart Failure Part 2

During this webinar Dr. Mirnela Byku will discuss the hemodynamics of advanced heart failure, how to identify patients that are experiencing progressing heart failure, and the appropriate timing for the evaluation of advanced therapies.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the advanced pressure/volume relationships in the clinical assessment of heart failure patients.
  • Describe when the “golden window” occurs for referral for advanced therapies.
  • Understand how hemodynamic assessment can be used with physical exam to guide heart failure interventions.
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: Hemodynamics
Duration: 48 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • Hemodynamics of Heart Failure CEU Webinar
  • Quiz - Hemodynamics of Heart Failure CEU

LVAD Post-operative Management

During this webinar Kevin Hagan, MSN, CRNP will discuss the post-operative management of patients implanted with a Left Ventricular Assist Device.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe indications for LVAD use.
  • Review ICU care of the LVAD patient.
  • Describe complications and treatment following LVAD implantation.
  • Review emergency procedures for LVAD patients.
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: Ventricular Assist Device
Duration: 57 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • LVAD Post-Operative Management CEU Webinar
  • Quiz - LVAD Post-operative Management CEU

Optimizing Management of Heart Failure and Renal Dysfunction in Congestive Heart Failure Patients with Cardiorenal Syndrome

During this educational webinar, Dr. Suneel Udani will discuss worsening renal failure in congestive heart failure patients. He will present on the limitations in conventional diuretic therapy and alternative options for long-term treatment.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Outline the burden of WRF in setting of CHF
  • Understand the pathophysiologic processes leading to WRF in setting of CHF
  • Compare effects of decongestive therapy on different methods of renal function assessment
  • Highlight implications of decongestive efforts in CHF in patients who have WRF
  • Examine limitations in conventional diuretic therapy and alternative options for long-term treatment
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: Cardiorenal Syndrome
Duration: 48 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • Cardiorenal CEU Webinar
  • Quiz - Cardiorenal CEU

Progression of Heart Failure

During this CEU webinar, Christina Sauld, APNP, will discuss how medical devices can assist in the identification of acute decompensation and management of patients with heart failure.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the use of medical devices including Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT), Pulmonary Artery Pressure (PAP) monitoring and Mechanical Circulatory Support (MSC) in the management of patients with heart failure
  • Explain how these medical devices can help detect markers of acute decompensation before the patient becomes hemodynamically unstable
  • Discuss the importance of evaluating heart failure patients with high-risk clinical triggers for advanced therapies
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: General Heart Failure
Duration: 43 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • Progression of Heart Failure
  • Quiz - Progression of Heart Failure CEU

Strategies to Prevent VAD Coordinator Burnout

During this webinar, various strategies for the prevention of VAD coordinator burnout and key takeaways for resiliency are discussed.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the development stages of a VAD coordinator.
  • Define burnout in healthcare professionals and identify contributing factors to burnout and the symptoms of resilience.
  • Identify strategies employed by VAD coordinators and various resources available for support.
RN CE Credit: 1.0
Therapy: Heart Failure
Category: Ventricular Assist Device
Duration: 50 Minutes
Intended For: Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Note: This learning series is limited to U.S. use only.
Educational Materials:
  • VAD Coordinator Burnout CEU Webinar
  • Quiz - VAD Coordinator Burnout CEU

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