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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To review the complications arising from the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify LVAD complications and explain their pathophysiology.
  2. Describe the assessment and management of patients with complications of LVAD therapy.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: AENJ1013
Published: October/December 2013
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Lydia C. Newsom PharmD, Christopher A. Paciullo PharmD, BCPS
Specialties: Cardiology, Emergency