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Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Symposium for Community Partners

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Notification icon Thursday, February 15, 2024 8 AM - 12 PM America/Los_Angeles

Event info


This course will review the basics of ventricular assist devices and how they function. This will include a review of how to monitor patients and assess for potential complications. As a virtual symposium there will be live and previously recorded demonstrations on Heartmate and HVAD equipment. There will be patient and caregiver discussions on living life with a VAD. This training is designed for those who assist with VAD patients in the community including ER, EMS, LTAC and SNF facilities, primary care, home health, hospice, and cardiac rehab center staff, and physical and occupational therapists.


  • Primary Care and Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care
  • Home Health and Hospice Providers
  • Cardiac Rehab Providers
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists


After attending this live internet activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify components, function, and theory of device.
  • Demonstrate how to assess and monitor a VAD patient.
  • Describe emergency care for VAD patients.
  • Identify and manage potential complications associated with VADs.



Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Scripps Health designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

For more information please visit the official event page.

  • Nicole Romeo

    Course Director

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