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Education & Training

Our in-depth courses and interactive training modules offer guidance for how to implant and operate the HeartMate 3™ LVAS.

We curated the following collection of courses and modules from the Abbott Education Network (AEN) for quick reference, so you know right where to find the information you need.

  • Access modules and courses for best practices and techniques related to patient care with an LVAD.

AEN Course

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
Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only)
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Course Duration: 50 Minutes
Intended For: Anesthesiology and General Cardiology
AEN Course

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
Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only)
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Course Duration: 1 Hour
Intended For: Anesthesiology and General Cardiology
AEN Course

HeartMate 3 LVAS Clinical Operation & Patient Management

The HeartMate 3 LVAS Clinical Operation and Patient Management Course is designed to show you how to properly and safely operate the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System. This course includes 9 interactive online training modules.

Note: New users should read the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System Instructions for Use document in its entirety. As with all prescription medical devices, clinical procedures should be conducted under the direction of the prescribing physician.

Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only)
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Course Duration: 4 Hours
AEN Course

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.

Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only)
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Video Series Duration: 55 mins
AEN Course

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 Left Ventricular Assist System. This course includes three interactive online training modules.

Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only); HeartMate II LVAS
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Course Duration: 1 hour
Intended For: Educator; Nurse
AEN Webinar

HeartMate 3 LVAS Thoracotomy Implant Considerations

This previously recorded webinar, presented by Igor Gosev, M.D., Ph.D., and Akinobu Itoh, M.D., Ph.D., is designed for surgeons considering a thoracotomy approach to the implantation of the HeartMate 3 LVAD. Participants benefit from a guided tour of HeartMate 3 LVAS thoracotomy cases. The presenters discuss key decision points, variables and critical success factors when implanting HeartMate 3 LVAD via thoracotomy.

Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only)
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Webinar Duration: 47 mins
AEN Webinar

HeartMate 3 LVAS Understanding Pump Parameters

Presented by Chris Cotter, this previously recorded webinar provides a short review of how rotary pumps work, focusing specifically on HQ curves and power curves. It also covers HeartMate 3 LVAS parameters and how they are determined. Lastly, the webinar discusses potential clinical scenarios and the related HeartMate 3 LVAS parameter behavior.

Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only)
Therapy: US Heart Failure
Webinar Duration: 58 mins
Intended For: Educator; Nurse; VAD Coordinator
AEN Webinar

MCS Surgical Training: Medical Track

Sponsored by Abbott and presented by Doug Horstmanshof, M.D., and Eric Skipper, M.D., this previously recorded webinar is an interactive didactic program designed to meet the product training and educational needs of Heart Failure Cardiologists, MCS Coordinators and other VAD team members in an environment conducive for learning.

Category: HeartMate 3 LVAS (US Only); HeartMate II LVAS; CardioMEMS™ HF System
Therapy: Heart Failure
Webinar Duration: 3.25 hours

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