HLHS - Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a rare occurring congenital heart defect that requires several stages of repair to extend the infants life expectancy.  


Approvals:  Alabama EMS 21-R1-9300, 22-R1-9300

1.0 Hours


  • Define HLHS
  • Understand the 3 stages of HLHS Repair
  • Discuss various emergencies than can occur during the different stages of surgery
  • Better prepare EMS interactions with these babies.

Educate, Direct, Succeed