{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Chronic Heart Failure Treatment With the Left Ventricular Assist Device

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the mechanism, potential complications, and nursing implications of caring for patients who are using a left ventricular assist device.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the mechanism, indications, and contraindications for implantation of a left ventricular assist device.
  2. Explain the complications that can result from implantation of a left ventricular assist device.
  3. Plan the appropriate care for patients who have a left ventricular assist device.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.







Test Code: HHCN0719
Published: Jul 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Theresa Capriotti, DO, MSN, CRNP; Morgan Micari
Specialties: Cardiology, Home Health