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Clinical Care for the Heart Failure Patient
Course Description
5-contact-hour online CEU course on clinical care for patients with heart failure. Learn more about cardiac failure (formerly called congestive heart failure or CHF), including the types, causes, signs, symptoms, treatment options, and cardiac rehabilitation. Includes American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Describe heart failure.

2) Summarize the epidemiology of heart failure.

3) Discuss the pathophysiology and etiology of heart failure.

4) Explain the relationship between heart failure and comorbidities.

5) List diagnostic methods to determine presence and severity.

6) Describe pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment measures for heart failure.

7) Explain the multidisciplinary approach to cardiac rehabilitation.

8) Discuss patient education strategies to prevent recurrence and rehospitalization.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires August 1, 2024. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Leslie R. Crane, EdD, MSN, RN

Leslie Crane has been an RN since 1973. She teaches in the RN, LVN, CNA, and home health aide programs at Santa Rosa Junior College in California. She graduated from Sonoma State University with an MSN and the University of Phoenix with an EdD in educational technology. Her clinical background is primarily in adult critical care. Leslie loves teaching nursing students and "infecting" them with her enthusiasm for the profession, passion for life-long learning, and commitment to a high level of accountability.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 5 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 08/01/2024
Cost: $35.00
Credit Offered: 5 ANCC Credits
 
 
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