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Medical Learning Institute

Reducing Hospital Readmissions in Heart Failure: Pharmacy’s Pivotal Role

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Overview / Abstract:

This activity is accredited for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians involved in the management of patients with Heart Failure (HF).

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

Pharmacists
-Describe the high incidence and burden of HF including the risk of hospitalization and the need to meet quality metrics for the reduction of readmissions in HF
-Explain the complex pathophysiology and risk factors for HF
-Integrate new classes of pharmacologic agents for HF into the current effective treatment paradigm
-Plan for the use of biomarkers and novel electronic monitoring technologies to work-up, monitor treatment follow-up, and medication adjustment in HF

Pharmacy Technicians
-Explain the burden of and challenges faced in reducing hospitalization and readmission in HF
-Describe the types, causes, and signs and symptoms of HF
-Identify new classes of pharmacologic agents for HF
-Recognize new frontiers in workup, monitoring and treatment in HF

Expiration

Apr 07, 2018

Discipline(s)

Pharmacy CPE

Format

Online

Accreditation

Pharmacist / ACPE

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Cardiology / Cardiovascular

Keywords / Search Terms

Medical Learning Institute Free CE CME

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