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Heart Failure Guidelines: Preserved Ejection Fraction and Comorbidities

Contact Hours : 1
Start Date :  Feb 08 - 2018 End Date :  Feb 08 - 2021

Organized by :   American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Specialities :   Cardiology

Conference Summary

Heart Failure Guidelines: Preserved Ejection Fraction and Comorbidities is organized by American Association of Critical - Care Nurses (AACN).

Expires: Feb 08, 2021

Accreditation:
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Overview:
Patients with heart failure require optimal management to ensure symptom management and prevent disease progression. Current Heart Failure Guidelines recommend differentiating heart failure with preserved ejection fraction from heart failure with reduced ejection fraction to determine the best plan of care. As noted in the guidelines, all patients with heart failure also benefit from careful management of the co-existing medical conditions that impact cardiac function. Complementing information presented in the webinar, “Heart Failure Guidelines: New Treatment Options”, Dr. Cheryl Westlake will explain the diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and the latest recommendations for managing this commonly under-recognized disorder. Dr. Westlake will also review the recommendations for managing hypertension, anemia and sleep-disordered breathing, three comorbidities that impact the severity of heart failure. A case study will be used to illustrate the application of heart failure guidelines to patient care. This is Part 2 of a special two-part AACN series.

Objectives:
• Describe how the two major categories of heart failure are differentiated based on ejection fraction
• Apply guideline-directed strategies for managing heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
• Identify current recommendations for the management of hypertension, anemia and sleep disordered breathing in patients with heart failure

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Topic
End of life care
End of life care
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  • Contact Hours : 1
Speaker (s)
1 Speakers
Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 3 Number
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