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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) Associaiton of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP) DD/MM/YYYY
Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions
Implantable Cardioverter \ Defibrillator
Cardiovascular Nursing


Join Prof. Sue Pedersen, Dr. Loreena Hill and Ms. Lynne Hinterbuchner

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



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pedersen_susanne-2015.jpgProfessor Susanne Pedersen
University of Southern Denmark
Department of Psychology
Odense, Denmark

hill-loreena-2019.jpgDoctor Loreena Hill 
School of Nursing & Midwifery
Queen's University
Belfast, Northern Ireland
United Kingdom


hinterbuchner_lynne-2015.jpgLynne Hinterbuchner
Salzburg University Clinic
Department of Cardiology
Outpatient Clinic
Salzburg, Austria


Session information

This webinar is designed for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals as the primary audience. Cardiologists, general practitioners and others wishing to update their knowledge, or with an interest in the topic, are also welcome to participate.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To answer the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).