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Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

Course author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Contact Hours: 10.0
Pharmacology Hours: 0.50

Price: $28.99
Course Free with purchase of unlimited courses!

Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
This course expires on: 6/21/2017
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Course Description
Heart failure early intervention and early recognition prevent worsening of symptoms and improve patient survival. Nursing involvement in heart failure clinics and follow up improve patient compliance with treatment, disease progression and quality of life. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and health associates knowledge about congestive heart failure throughout the course of patient care in different health settings.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Classifications of Congestive Heart Failure
  3. Causes of Congestive Heart Failure
    1. Cardiac arrythmia
    2. Myocardial infarction
    3. Cardiomyopathy
    4. Valvular heart disease
    5. Hypertension
    6. Anemia
    7. Beriberi
    8. Thyrotoxicosis
    9. Atriovenous fistula
    10. Cor pulmonale
    11. Paget’s disease of the bone
    12. Other systemic diseases
    13. Rheumatic heart disease
    14. Infective endocarditis
    15. Myocarditis and pericarditis
    16. Congenital heart diseases
    17. Aneurysm of aorta
    18. Toxic exposures
    19. Other systemic diseases
  4. Diagnosis of Congestive Heart Failure
  5. Treatment
  6. Chronic Management
  7. Palliative Care
  8. Summary
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The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

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