Disease Management Options for Patients Living With Heart Failure (22nd Annual National Conference)
This activity consists of a recorded presentation from 22nd Annual National Conference held in Minneapolis, MN on September 24-26, 2013.
Currently, heart failure has no cure. According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, about 5.8 million people in the United States have heart failure, and this number is growing. Fortunately, progress is being made in the treatment and management of heart failure. Disease management offers promise in reducing the need for hospitalization and improving QOL for heart failure patients. In this presentation, learn some strategies for disease management, as well as efforts providers and patients can make to prevent heart failure.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to
- List patient behavioral risk factors that can increase the incidence of heart failure
- State disease management strategies to prevent recurrent hospitalizations and improve quality of life for patients with heart failure
Eric Ernst, MD, FACC
C.O.R.E. Program (Cardiomyopathy Optimization, Rehabilitation, and Education) for treatment of Heart Failure
University of Minnesota Physicians Heart
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