Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2017 - Heart Failure: The LVAD Approach
This module touches upon pharmacological options for patients with ambulatory heart failure, and delves more deeply into when to consider mechanical circulatory support for advanced heart failure.
Comments and Reviews
"After the heart failure talk, I will update my teaching material on cardiovascular medications."
Jennifer Beckman, ARNP, MSN, CHFN
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, UW Medicine
Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Review advanced heart failure.
- Discuss pharmacology specifically related to the advanced heart failure population.
- Discuss durable mechanical circulatory support therapy.
- 1.15 Contact hours
- 1.15 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level