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LVAD Basics: LVAD Care in Community-Based Medical Settings

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020

University Conference Center

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine
30 Conference Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

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Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

University Conference Center

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine
30 Conference Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

More about the location

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Conference ID

D6594C

Sponsors

This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute.

Purpose/Overview

This program is designed to provide didactic and hands-on education related to the care of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients residing in the community setting.

Audience

The following can benefit from attending this program:

  • RNs
  • LPNs
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Medical assistants
  • Emergency medical technicians
  • Other medical team members from settings including emergency medical services in the field, long-term acute care facilities and skilled nursing facilities

Faculty

Allana Langley, RN, MSN, CCRN
Project Coordinator
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Agenda

Morning (Session 1)

  • 7:45 a.m. | Registration
  • 8 a.m. | Introduction Lecture
  • 9 a.m. | Break
  • 9:15 a.m. | Rotating Stations
  • 11:30 a.m. | Program Evaluation/Adjournment

Afternoon (Session 2)

  • Noon | Registration
  • 12:30 p.m. | Introduction Lecture
  • 1:30 p.m. | Break
  • 1:45 p.m. | Rotating Stations
  • 4 p.m. | Program Evaluation/Adjournment

Credit

PSNA

2.0 PSNA Contact Hours Awarded

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Approved for 3.0 hours of EMS con-ed credit in the “other” category.

Fee/Registration

There is no fee for this program, but registration is required.

Cancellations

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status and retaliation due to the reporting of discrimination or harassment. Discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the Nondiscrimination Policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel 814-863-0471/TTY. US M.Ed. D6594C

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