EMS Care Chapter 13 | Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) | Study Guide

EMS Care Chapter 13 | Left Ventricular Assist Device –  Study Guide 

EMS Care Chapter 13 | Study Guide has the study guides listed for the entire chapter. For each lesson in the chapter, there is an interactive video, glossary, lesson summary, flash cards, concept cards and a quiz. This gives a you a comprehensive range of material for you to revise and test yourself. 

The Study Guide Covers the lessons 

  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices
  • LVAD Functionality
  • Status, Alarms, Actions
  • LVAD Patient Assessment
  • Controls for Different LVADs

Core Concepts & Takeaways

  • First, what is an LVAD and why is it used.
  • Next, is how to assess an LVAD patient.
  • Number three is to understand how an LVAD works.
  • Fourth is how to evaluate an LVAD device, and manage malfunctions if needed.
  • Number 5 is the immediate information you need to gather on the scene. So, in case you need to call for ALS and the Type of Advanced Life Support you may require
  • Finally, you will review the Generation 2 and 3, LVAD devices you may encounter.

Course Curriculum

EMS Care Chapter 13 | Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) | Study Guide

  • Lesson 1 | LVADs History and Overview – Study Guide
  • Lesson 2 | LVAD Functionality – Study Guide
  • Lesson 3 | Status, Alarms, Actions – Study Guide
  • Lesson 4 | LVAD Patient Assessment – Study Guide
  • Lesson 5 | Controls for Different LVADs – Study Guide
  • Quiz | Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD) v2
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