Heart Failure And Ejection Fraction

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4.7 out of 5 (9 Reviews)

Credits

1.75

Post Assessment Questions

19

Expiration Date

31 Dec 2023

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

105 Minutes

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Activity Description

Heart failure (HF) is a common and potentially fatal disease if left untreated. This article aims to describe the different types of heart failure. It also describes the stages, types of HF, and how it is diagnosed and treated. It also highlights the role of interprofessional approach involving patients, physicians, nurses, families, and caretakers.

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Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the different types and stages of heart failure.
  • Identify the etiologies and epidemiology of heart failure.
  • Explain the clinical signs and symptoms of heart failure. Review the evaluation and diagnostic
  • Outline the importance of interprofessional and an interprofessional team to improve outcomes and enhance the delivery of care in patients affected by heart failure.

Author(s) / Contributors Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Each author, editor, faculty and planning committee member have completed a disclosure form indicating that neither they nor their spouse/partner has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of this activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT: This activity has received NO commercial support.

Continuing Education Accreditation Information


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, and StatPearls, LLC. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is reported to the following Maintenance of Certification (MOC) boards:
American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Pathology
  • Cardiovascular
American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation survey. 
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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The contributors and editors of StatPearls have attested that all associated media (images and video) have been legally cleared for use with this activity.  All copyrights are reserved.

  • Name: 'Heartfailure.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Name: 'NYHA Classification.png' Attribution: Contributed by the New York Health Association (NYHA)
  • Name: 'Frank-Starling Curve in HF.PNG' Attribution: Contributed by Said Hajouli

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