LVAD Teaching 2668

SN teach the patient to perform a daily self-test to ensure the LVAD is working properly. When the patient presses and holds the battery button on the system controller, the screen displays "Self Test" If the panel is working properly, the audio alarm will sound and control panel alarms will light up. These alarms include power and battery alarms, a red heart (hazard) alarm, and a wrench (advisory) alarm.