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Caring for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)

ACNAP webinar

26/09/2019 18:00 26/09/2019 19:00 Europe/Paris Caring for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP) DD/MM/YYYY
Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions
Implantable Cardioverter \ Defibrillator
Cardiovascular Nursing

Focus on

Learning objectives

  • Knowledge of common indications for the use of ICDs
  • Enhanced understanding of the psychological needs and challenges of patients with ICDs
  • Understanding of the importance of effective patient pre-operative preparation and post-operative management to minimise physical and psychological complications
  • Knowledge of patients’ educational needs when living with an ICD
  • Appreciation of key practical and ethical issues relating to the end of life management