E-learning Heart Failure Practical Tutorials
This educational program consists of three case discussions on practical challenges in the management of patients with heart failure.
This course consists of the following:
- Improving outcomes for patients following an admission with ADHF? - Prof. Mark Petrie, MD – Glasgow, UK and Klaus Witte, MD – Leeds, UK
- Getting better at diagnosing HFpEF - sharing clinical practice experience - Prof. Mark Petrie, MD and Pardeep Jhund, MD, PhD – Glasgow, UK
- Setting a patient on the right track following hospitalization for ADHF - Prof. Mark Petrie, MD – Glasgow, UK and Alexander Cadenbach, MD – Osnabrück, Germany
After watching these three videos, the learner should be able to:
- Discuss treatment optimization strategies in a patient following stabilization after an acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) event
- Describe findings from large heart failure trials that evaluated the effects of sacubitril/valsartan
- Recall how to diagnose patients with HFpEF
- Discuss treatment options for patients with HFpEF
- Describe how to identify ‘runaways’: patients with only mild self-reported symptoms who are in poor cardiac condition
- Describe consequences of interobserver variability for estimation of LVEF
- Prof. Mark Petrie, MD - Professor at the Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow, UK.
- Klaus Witte, MD is senior lecturer and consultant cardiologist at the University of Leeds, UK.
- Pardeep Jhund, MD, PhD is Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK.
- Alexander Cadenbach, MD is cardiologist in Osnabrück at Praxiseinstieg Kardiologische Gemeinschaftspraxis Osnabrück, Germany.
This educational activity is designed for cardiologists in secondary care and other healthcare professionals with an interest in treating patients with heart failure.
This online course is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour of external CME credit.
Through an agreement between the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EBAC credit to AMA credit can be found on the AMA website. Other health care professionals may obtain from the AMA a certificate of having participated in an activity eligible for conversion of credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis.
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