{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Heart Failure: A Systematic Review

Purpose of Activity

To present a systematic literature review that identified problems that delay the deactivation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and considerations for ICD management to improve end-of-life care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Distinguish the scope of the problem regarding ICD management at the end of life and outline the literature review used to investigate solutions.
  2. Identify problems that may delay the deactivation of ICD and considerations for ICD management to improve end-of-life care in patients with heart failure (HF).
Price: $12.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: JHPN0218C
Published: Feb 2018
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Mark Herman, MSN, RN; Kathryn Horner, MSN, RN, CCRN; Julie Ly, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN; Yelizaveta Vayl, MSN, RN