Ventricular Assist Devices

  1. Review the different types of ventricular assist devices that are currently on the market:
  2. Major Categories:
    1. Implanted pacemakers
      1. Single chamber
      2. Dual chamber
      3. Biventricular
    2. Implanted Defibrillators
  3. How do these devices impact cardiac anatomy
  4. What does someone’s skin look like with this device implanted
  5. How do these devices affect EMT level treatment

Content Creator: Joyce Lockwood

CAPCE Course Number:  18-EMTP-F3-7208

Total CE Hours: 0.75

Level: Advanced

EMT-CE uses the NEMSES guidelines as the foundation for every course outline.