Education & Training
Now that you’ve finished the training and case scenarios, it’s time to take the quiz.
Once you successfully pass, you will receive a certificate for this training.
Module 3 – Lesson 2 – HVAD™ System Quiz
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Please drag & drop the HVAD™ System controller part names to the corresponding label (e.g. A, B, C) as shown in the picture.
- Monitor Connection
- Battery Connection 1 & 2
- Driveline Connection
- AC/DC Indicator
- Silence Button
- Battery Power Indicator 1
- Alarm Indicator
- Battery Power Indicator 2
- Scroll Button
- Controller Display
A single battery for the HVAD™ System lasts for ________ hours?CorrectIncorrect
When you’re on a VAD, you need to watch for signs and symptoms of health problems. Match the symptoms with the problems so you know what to look out for. Remember to alert your care team if you experience any of these symptoms.
- Headache, poor appetite, and/or dizzy / light-headed feeling
- Black stools, frequent nose bleeds, and/or throw-up with blood in it
- Pink, red or Coca-Cola colored pee
- Dizziness, shortness of breath, and/or passing out
- Redness and warmth, pain and tenderness, and/or drainage and swelling around your driveline
Low Blood Flow through VAD due to Dehydration
Low Blood Pressure
VAD Device or Controller Not Working Properly
It’s important to tell your care providers that you might not have a pulse on the HVAD™ System because it continuously supplies blood to your body. To measure your blood pressure, your care provider may need to use both a blood pressure cuff and a:CorrectIncorrect
Your HVAD™ System sounds alarms when something needs attention. You should look at the user interface screen to assess your alarm. The alarms are either low, medium or high. Match the alarm indicator and sound with the correct alarm.
- Solid Yellow Triangle – One low-pitched beep
- Flashing Yellow Triangle – Three intermittent beeps
- Flashing Red Triangle – High-pitched intermittent or continuous beeps
HVADTM System Instructions for Use
ACTION One Page Summary (OPS)
ACTION Device OPS – HVAD™ System vs HeartMate 3™ LVAD
One page device summary information for providers