Role of RN in Managing VAD Patients - Caring for the Left Ventricular Assistive Device Postoperative Patient
VAD trained nurses, NPs, Pas, PERFUSION, MCS Team, VAD Team, and Intensivist/Surgeon
Nursing Learning Outcome:
At the completion of this activity, the Nurse and Nurse Practitioner will be able to describe common complications/risks associated with mechanical heart support and steps to prevent those complications, as evidenced by self-reported intent to change practice on the post-activity evaluation tool.
Brenda Charles, DNP(c), MSN, BSN, RN - Professional Practice Leader
Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
To be awarded 1.0 continuing professional development hours, the participant must watch the program in its entirety and complete the evaluation tool.
- 1.00 Attendance
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Houston Methodist will award 1.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.
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