University of Chicago Visiting Professor Series: Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Chicago, IL US
October 14, 2015

This activity is part of a continuing series sponsored by the University of Chicago designed to improve physicians' clinical practice. This session is meant to provide physicians with current information on left ventricular assist devices and patient care.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologists, and other healthcare professionals in related fields.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify indications for left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) in all patients;
  • Cite different perioperative treatments involved in LVAD surgeries;
  • Match common complications with their corresponding perioperative treatments;
  • Name the different types and models of LVADs;
  • Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the different types and models of LVADs.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Uchenna Hicks
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
10/14/2015 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
10/14/2015 - 7:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Warren Barr Gold Coast
66 W Oak St
Chicago, IL 60610
United States
Nitasha Sarswat, MD
Clinical Associate of Medicine


The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For complete activity information, visit the conference website or download the brochure below.


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