Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the function and concepts of LVAD physiology for heart failure patients.
2. Identify and understand the 3 commerically available LVAD systems and their components.
3. Discuss the management of LVAD physiology during non-cardiac surgery.
4. Discuss the role of anesthesiologists who manage complex patients with LVADs.

Faculty

Adam A. Dalia, MD, MBA
Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology
Harvard Medical School
Attending Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Massachusetts General Hospital

Session date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Chicopee / Agawam Conference Room
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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