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Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

6. Heart Failure

Learning outcomes

  • Define the term heart failure and be aware of the common causes.
  • Identify heart failure symptoms and be aware of the NYHA tool and its relation to assessment of the patient's symptoms.
  • Develop an awareness of the pharmacological and non pharmacological management of heart failure.
  • Be aware of advanced therapies and their role in the trajectory of heart failure.
  • Recognise the psychological influences in caring for patients living with heart failure and their carers.
  • Develop an awareness of the benefits and support for patients with heart failure and their families should be able to apply for.

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Last updated: 03/12/2013

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