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Heart Failure Updates

Contact Hours Awarded: 1

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Course Overview

Heart Failure Updates

Author: Elaine Enright

Upon completion of this course, the learner will: understand the etiology and epidemiology of Heart Failure (HF), risk factors and pathophysiology, emerging research, medications, and treatments of this disease. This course will assist nurses in all areas of practice and levels of care to develop timely, accurate care plans for positive patient outcomes.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. The Basics
  3. Epidemiology and Statistical Evidence
  4. Etiology and Pathophysiology
  5. Diagnostic and Screening Tools
  6. Medication Management
  7. Other Interventions
  8. Upcoming Research
  9. Conclusion
  10. References

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course, we will discuss Heart Failure Updates. It will take the average learner 60 minutes to complete and awards 1 contact hours of continuing education.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner will rate a 4 out of 5 on the Likert Scale for their ability to:

  1. Identify the many risk factors for HF
  2. Understand the impact HF has on society and healthcare costs
  3. Learn about newer medications and treatments

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts, or any contributors have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Course created on: November 16, 2023

Course Expires on: November 16, 2026

Course Offering: #201