- Work needs to be done to improve education and training on the correct VAD protocol for patients.
- To work with educators, first responders, nursing staff to improve education on VAD protocol.
- Develop a plan to address training of nursing staff that provide care to VAD patients, in particular, in the sterilized procedures required for dressing changes to prevent infections.
- Educate hospitals and first responders on the care of VAD patients.
- Provide first responder education and protocols and improve them for VAD patients.