Cardiac Device Update – New Tools and New Indications

Learn about the benefits of wireless pulmonary arterial pressure monitoring and mechanical circulatory support for patients with heart failure.

Diagnostics and Devices
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.92 CE contact hours

Course Overview

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Cardiac Devices for Heart Failure Patients

Heart failure readmission rates are a concern as is quality of life for heart failure patients and their family members. Learn about the benefits of wireless pulmonary arterial pressure monitoring and mechanical circulatory support for patients with heart failure.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, participants will be able to:

  • List the device indications for LVADs as destination therapy.
  • Summarize the impact of the wireless pulmonary arterial pressure monitor on both readmission rates and quality of life in the patient with heart failure.

Faculty

  • Robin Trupp, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CHFN, FAHA