Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4105 | Ventricular Assist Devices

Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4105 | Ventricular Assist Devices starts with the introduction to the topic. It outlines the coverage and objectives. The course

focuses on the commonly used medical devices, their working, complications, and the assessment and considerations while attending to these patients.

The lessons covered are :

  • Lesson 1: Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices.
  • Lesson 2: Long-term MCS.
  • Lesson 3: Ventricular Assist Devices.
  • Lesson 4: Assessment: Patients with VAD.
  • Lesson 5: Common Complications: VAD-Specific.
  • Lesson 6: VAD-Related & VAD-Unrelated Complications.
  • Lesson 7: Common Complications: Cardiac Arrest. And,
  • Lesson 8: Total Artificial Heart.

Core Concepts & Takeaways

  • Understand the function of ventricular assist devices. And,
  • Effectively manage emergencies relating to patients with VADs.

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for one CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification  curriculum and the Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Course Curriculum

Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4105 | Ventricular Assist Devices

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices
  • Lesson 2 – Long-Term MCS
  • Lesson 3 – Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Lesson 4 – Assessment: Patients with VAD
  • Lesson 5 – Common Complications: VAD-Specific
  • Lesson 6 – Common Complications: VAD-Related and VAD Unrelated Emergencies
  • Lesson 7 – Common Complications: Cardiac Arrest
  • Lesson 8 – Total Artificial Heart
  • Lesson 9 – Chapter Review
Course Duration: 2h 16m
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