This course was designed for EMS and EMTs.

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After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify care for a patient with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
2. Identify system components of LVAD.
3. Respond and troubleshoot emergency alarms.
4. Communicate effectively with the LVAD team.


Gabrielle DeVivo, MSN, RN
LVAD Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center 

Sheila Shoemaker, MS, APRN
NP, LVAD Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
03/12/2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm EDT
Baystate Health Education Center
361 Whitney Ave.
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States
  • 1.50 OEMS Credit Hours

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