Module 3 – Lesson 1 – HeartMate 3™ LVAD Quiz
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Please drag & drop the HeartMate 3™ LVAD system controller part names to the corresponding label (e.g. A, B, C) as shown in the picture.
- Cable Disconnect Symbols
- Battery Button
- Pump Running Symbol
- Display Button
- User Interface Screen
- Alarm Symbols
- Silence Alarm Button
- Battery Status Symbol
- Driveline Connector
- Power Cable Connectors
A pair of batteries for the HeartMate 3™ LVAD 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 HeartMate 3™ LVAD 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 HeartMate 3™ LVAD sounds alarms when something needs attention. You should look at the user interface screen to assess your alarm. The alarms are either advisory or critical. Match the alarm indicator and sound with the correct alarm.
- Yellow Wrench Symbol – Loud intermittent beeps
- Red Broken Heart Symbol – Loud high-pitched continuous tone