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Medical Learning Institute

Managing the Patient with Heart Failure: The Role of the Case Manager as a Team Member

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Overview / Abstract:

This activity is accredited for nurses and case managers involved in the management and care of patients with heart failure (HF).

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

-Describe the high incidence and burden of HF and the factors that may contribute to the “HF paradox” –increases in HF despite better management of HF risk factors
-Explain the complex pathophysiology and risk factors for HF
-Plan to incorporate novel electronic monitoring technologies to guide medication adjustment during follow up
-Prepare the case manager for the introduction of a new class of pharmacologic agents for HF, the angiotensin-neprilysin inhibitors
-Discuss the role of the case manager as patient advocate and liaison between the clinician and the patient


Oct 28, 2017


Nursing CNE



Credits / Hours

1.0 contact hour


Case Managers/CCMC

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Michael B. Bottorff, PharmD, FCCP, FNLA, CLS
Connie Commander, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, ABDA, CPUR

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This activity is provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Keywords / Search Terms

Medical Learning Institute Medical Learning Institute,Heart Failure,Cardiology,Michael Bottorff,Connie Commander,Free CE,case manager Free CE CME

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