Heart and Vascular Institute Continuing Education Programs

 

 

 

 

8th Annual Vascular Ultrasound Symposium
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey, Harrisburg, PA
B5343-14-Y

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OVERVIEW
This program will provide an educational opportunity for physicians, sonographers, nurses, and other health-care professionals to increase their knowledge about vascular diagnostic ultrasound and its role in the care of patients with arterial and venous disease. It will provide an open forum for vascular health-care professionals to learn and discuss best practices and emerging trends.

"Featuring Speakers"

David Han, MD, FACS, RPVI
PSHHVI Vascular Surgery Division

Robert Atnip, MD, RVT, RPVI
Medical Director PSHHVI Vascular Diagnostics

Raymond Reichwein, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Comprehensive Stroke Center Co-Director

Phillip Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
Vascular Ultrasound Consultant

Faisal Aziz, MD, RVT, RPVI
PSHHVI Vascular Surgery Division

Marsha Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM
International Director, Vascular Diagnostic Educational Services

Accommodations
Accommodations are the responsibility of the program participant.  A list of Hershey are lodging is available upon request or online at pennstatehershey.org/web/guest/patientcare/patientvisitorinformatoin/lodging

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Event shirts
"Event shirts are available this year, proceeds to benefit the PSHHVI Vascular Ultrasound Education Fund and may be purchased directly from TD Mills.  Please be aware that you may pay by credit card to a third party that is not affiliated with the University.  Shirts will be available for pick-up at the conference.  Thank you for your registration.  If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt, you may do so by visiting: https://www.agpestores.com/TDMillsPromo/groups.php"

 

HVI Primary Care Colloquium

B5507-14-Y

 

More information coming soon!

LVAD Basics-What You Need to Know
April 17, 2014
B5533-14-Y

 

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Registration has filled - taking a waiting list.  Please call 717-531-6483.

 

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014; repeated three additional times

Where: Penn State Hershey Medical Center University Conference Center

Sessions offered: Two sessions offered on same day at 7:30 am – 11:30am and Noon – 4:00 pm

The Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute is providing free educational session that include didactic and hands on training related to the care of Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) patients in community based medical settings. These sessions are intended for RN, LPNs, Medical Assistants, EMT, Paramedics and other medical team members from settings including Emergency Medical Services in the field, Long-term Acute Care Facilities and SNIF. Continuing Education Credits  (1 PSNA and 1 CME) will be provided for completion of this training session.

There is no cost for this program. 

Registration maintained by CME

 

Repeating Agenda (7:30am-11:30 & Noon-4:00pm)

7:30-8am / Noon-12:30pm Registration

8am-9am/12:30-1:30pm Introduction Lecture 1 hour

9:00-9:15/ 1:30-1:45 Break

9:15-11:15/ 1:45-3:45pm

Rotating Stations (20 minutes each)

  • Heartmate II power sources/ controller
  • Heartware power sources/controller
  • Dressing change
  • Basic Care
  • Emergency Care
  • Test

Learning Objectives

  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to demonstrate how to change the controller on a Heartmate II device.
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to demonstrate how to change the controller on a Heartware device.
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to demonstrate how to change power sources on a Heartmate II device.
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to demonstrate how to change power sources on a Heartware device.
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to demonstrate how to perform a LVAD drive line dressing change
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to Verbalize understanding of LVAD hemodynamics
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to identify LVAD basic indications/contraindications, components, and goal of therapy
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to discuss the elements of daily routine care and lifestyle changes care associated with one living with a LVAD.
  • At the end of this learning experience the participant will be able to identify unique elements of emergency care and appropriate interventions.