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Thursday, November 1 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
EMS and the Zombie Apocalypse: Transporting Patients With Challenging Devices in Challenging Situations

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This discussion will review the basics of hemodynamic monitoring and provide a brief description of common cardiac devices used during patient transport. These include the IABP, Impella, VAD, and ECMO, with a brief review of cutting-edge technology coming in the future. Common challenges that can occur during transport, along with troubleshooting tips, will also be discussed for each device.

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Kim Moore, RN, MSN, CCRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Kim Moore, RN, MSN, CCRN, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute. Kim has played a significant role in the development of the Critical Care Nurse Boot Camp program in which she developed curriculum to prepare the CVICU nurse to handle the challenging... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm CDT
Room 104AB