Identification of Frailty in Chronic Heart Failure is organized by American College of Cardiology (ACC).
Date of Release: March 25, 2019
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: March 24, 2020
• 1.0 CME Credit
• 1.0 ECME Credit
• 1.0 ABIM-MOC Point
• 1.0 COP
Frailty is common in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) and is associated with adverse outcomes, but few data exist.
After reading this article the reader should be able to:
• Discuss the prevalence of frailty in patients with chronic heart failure.
• Identify frail patients using frailty screening or assessment tools.
• Discuss the agreement and performance of frailty screening versus assessment tools in identifying frail patients with chronic heart failure.
JACC Journal CME/MOC/ECME is intended for physicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease.