Self-Study | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2012 - Heart Failure in Older Adults: A Focus on Diastolic Dysfunction

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Heart Failure
in Older Adults

Learn about the differences between the epidemiology of heart failure in older adults versus younger adults, the impact of co-morbidities on heart failure in older adults, and the current state of evidence in the treatment of diastolic heart failure.

 

Target Audience

For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  • Describe differences between the epidemiology of heart failure in older adults versus younger adults.
  • Discuss the impact of co-morbidities on heart failure in older adults.
  • Recognize the current state of evidence in the treatment of diastolic heart failure.​

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Reading
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/21/2012
Expires: 
10/27/2016
Cost:
$30.00

Michael Chen, MD, PhD, FACC
Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, HMC; Assistant Professor, UW School of Medicine

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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