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Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

An opportunity to develop essential knowledge and skills that are necessary for the safe care and management of a patient requiring an Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)

CONTENT

What is IABP

Indications for this procedure: -

  • Left ventricular failure
  • Mechanical complications of acute MI
  • Post MI ventricular irritability
  • Unstable angina refractory to medical therapy
  • Support for high risk PTCA
  • Failed PTCA
  • Failure to wean off cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Bridge to transplant

Contra-indications for IABP

Implant technique and effect explained

Effect of IABP on the circulation

Explanation of the equipment used

The variation in augmented pressures during differing R-R intervals

The goal and positive effect of IABP

Triggers; Timing cycles and the effect of correct and late timing

Care of the patient with an IABP

Complications and what to do in the event of cardiac arrest

Weaning a patient off IABP

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

Understand -

  • Indication and contra indication for IABP
  • Complications and risks
  • Implant techniques
  • Follow up care of the patient

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
10/06/2024
£ 180.00
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