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CardioMEMS HF System: A Paradigm Shift in Heart Failure Management

This previously recorded program, sponsored by Abbott, will review innovative strategies related to heart failure management. During the course of the program, there will be in depth discussions on best practices for incorporating the CardioMEMS™ HF System into your clinic. Our experts will also present case studies highlighting the use of pulmonary artery (PA) pressure monitoring to remotely manage heart failure patients.

Course Duration: 3 Hours
Intended For: Those interested in CardioMEMS and have primary specialties in Cardiology, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Educators, Health Educator, General Cardiology, Hospitalist, Interventional Cardiology, Nurse, Nurse Practictioner, and Registered Nurse.

CentriMag Acute Circulatory Support System: Clinical Operations and Patient Management

The CentriMag™ Acute Circulatory Support System Clinical Operation and Patient Management course is designed to provide users with the information needed to properly and safely operate the CentriMag Acute Circulatory Support System.

Intended For: VAD Coordinator, Nurse, Administrator

Clinical Certifications

The Clinical Certifications Course provides a comprehensive overview of the Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Destination Therapy Certification process for medical facilities seeking Medicare and/or Medicaid reimbursement. Medical facilities providing VAD implantation as Destination Therapy to Medicare beneficiaries must be certified by a CMS-approved organization. This training course will focus on the following CMS-approved organizations: The Joint Commission and DNV GL Healthcare. This course includes two interactive online training modules.

Course Duration: 1 Hour
Intended For: Educator, VAD Coordinator

HeartMate 3 LVAS: Clinical Operation & Patient Management

The HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) Clinical Operation & Patient Management Course is designed to show you how to properly and safely operate the HeartMate 3 LVAS. This course includes nine interactive online training modules.

Course Duration: 4 Hours
Intended For: Educator, First Responder, OR Personnel, Nurse

HeartMate 3 LVAS: Surgical Implant Procedure

This video series is designed to educate you on the HeartMate 3 LVAS surgical implant procedure using the sternotomy approach with commentary from Chris Salerno, M.D. This learning series includes 13 videos.

Video Series Duration: 55 mins
Intended For: Educator, VAD Coordinator, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Anesthesiologist Webinar Series: Considerations for Patients with LVADs Undergoing Non-Cardiac Procedures

This interactive webinar sponsored by Abbott, will discuss best practices related to managing patients who are undergoing non-cardiac procedures.

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

  • Verbalize the importance of afterload, preload, and volume control
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage blood pressure by arterial pressure
  • Understand the components of the HeartMate II™ and HeartMate 3 LVAS
Course Duration: 50 minutes
Intended For: Anesthesiology and General Cardiology

Anesthesiologist Webinar Series: Post-op Care Considerations for LVAD Patients

This interactive webinar sponsored by Abbott, will discuss and provide best practices for the care of patient’s immediate post implantation of the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will better understand:

  • Provide an in-depth overview of possible complications of the intra and post-operative periods, and transition from critical care
  • Discuss the expected effects of the procedure on key indicators of patient safety
  • Discuss current practices and mitigation of adverse events unique to ventricular assist device patients
Course Duration: 1 hour
Intended For: Anesthesiology and General Cardiology

HeartMate Touch Communication System

The HeartMate Touch™ Communication System eLearning training course is designed to give you the information you need to properly and safely operate the HeartMate Touch Communication System with a HeartMate LVAS. This course includes three interactive online training modules.

Course Duration: 1 hour
Intended For: Educator; Nurse

HeartMate II LVAS: Clinical Operation & Patient Management

The HeartMate II LVAS Clinical Operation & Patient Management Course is designed to provide users with the information needed to properly and safely operate the HeartMate II LVAS. This course includes nine interactive online training modules.

Course Duration: 3 hours 40 mins
Intended For: Educator; Nurse, VAD Coordinator, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Associated Medical Professional

HeartMate II LVAS: Patient Care Guidelines For First Responders

The HeartMate II™ LVAS Patient Management Guidelines for First Responders course is designed to provide first responders with an overview of the HeartMate II™ LVAS system and equipment. This training course covers previous generation HeartMate II™ LVAS components ONLY.

Course Duration: 3 hours 40 mins
Intended For: Educator, First Responder

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