Left Ventricular Assist Device

The goal for this quality improvement project was to standardize LVAD dressing changes and to develop instructional videos to be widely distributed to patients, families, and nursing staff.


Iseler, J., Fox, J., & Wierenga, K. (in press). Performance improvement to decrease readmission rates for patients with a left ventricular assist device. Progress in Transplantation.

Iseler, J., & Hadzic, K. G. (2015). Developing a kit and video to standardize changes of left ventricular assist device dressings. Progress In Transplantation25(3), 224-229. doi:10.7182/pit2015662 

Iseler, J. (2015). How the eighties are helping prevent infections. MSUToday ​


Iseler, J. (2017). Clarifying myths: Heart disease in women. Spartan Nurse Monthly