10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
UC Davis Medical Center, ACSU Room G344

Capacity: 20

Course description

This course is for bedside providers caring for pediatric patients with complex cardiac disease. Specifically, this course will enhance the learner's knowledge of the latest developments and advances in pre and post-op care of the hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) patient and evidenced based practices to improve outcomes. Topics to be discussed include pre-and post-care of HLHS patient, the three stage palliation surgical strategies, ventilator strategies utilized for these patients, importance and significance of near infrared spectrometry, extracorporeal life support status post norwood procedure and post-op complications and advance nursing care of these complications to improve outcomes. Additionally, discharge needs and home monitoring program will be explored and discussed.

Topics include

  • Transitional physiology of the neonate with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
  • Pre-operative care of the neonate with HLHS
  • Post-operative care of neonate with Norwood physiology
  • Educational needs of families caring for a child with HLHS and Norwood physiology

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 5.16 contact hours.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

This class is for UC Davis Health System employees only.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 4, 12 and 17 with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 18 (49th St. & V St.).


Gary Yamamoto
Analyst II