Congestive Heart Failure: Update and Approach to Treatment

Description

This session describes a general approach to managing heart failure patients, discusses implementation of guideline-directed therapies, and gives an update on recent advances in heart failure therapeutics.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. To better understand the principles of treating of acute and chronic heart failure.
  2. To review new therapies in heart failure, specifically recently available medications.
  3. To better understand how to implement guideline-directed medical therapy in heart failure.

   

 

     

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. To better understand the principles of treating of acute and chronic heart failure.
  2. To review new therapies in heart failure, specifically recently available medications.
  3. To better understand how to implement guideline-directed medical therapy in heart failure.

 

 

        

     

 
 
 
Speakers:
Daniel
Daniel Schwartz, MD
Director of Heart Failure, Cardiology
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Clinical Patient Care
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Tuesday, October 29
Time: 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: 
Hilton Anatole Dallas - Cortez B
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-175-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .1
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-175-L01-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .1
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based