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Heart Failure Summit

December 01 – December 02, 2020

10:00 am CST -1:15 pm CST

Keep your Heart Failure Patients on Track

If you are finding it especially difficult to keep your heart failure patients on track during this time of COVID-19, PCNA is here to help. Please join us for a FREE two-day Heart Failure Summit and earn 4.0 CE contact hours. Register today to reserve your spot.

Schedule

December 1
10:00 AM CST The Socio-Economic Impact of HF Hospitalization and ReadmissionĀ 
(1.0 CE contact hours)
Speaker: Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC
11:00 AM CSTNurses Role in Managing Patients with Heat Failure - Hospital to Home
(1.0 CE contact hours)
Speaker: Lisa Rathman, MSN, CRNP
12:00 PM CSTBreak
12:10 PM CSTMaking an Impact: The Implications of Optimizing Heart Failure Care and Delivering Value-Based Care (non-CE)
Disease State Theater by Novartis
Speaker: Nihar R. Desai, MD, MPH
December 2
10:00 AM CSTOptimizing the Care of Heart Failure Patients: Best Practices in Telemedicine
(1.0 CE contact hours)
Speaker: Linda Wick, MSN, CNP, CHFN
11:00 AM CSTShared Decision-making and Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure
(1.0 CE contact hours)
Speaker: Colleen McIlvennan, PhD, DNP, ANP, FAHA, FHFSA
12:00 PM CSTBreak
12:15 PM CSTIdentifying and Managing patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)---On the Frontlines of HCM Care (non-CE)
Myokardia Disease State Theater
Speakers: Marsha McMurtry RN, BSN and Annie Rodonski, PA-C
1:15 PM CSTWrap-up

Learning Objectives

The Socio-Economic Impact of HF Hospitalization and Readmission

  • Review the prevalence and related costs of heart failure hospitalization in the U.S.
  • Discuss the impact of heart failure hospitalization and readmission on patients, families/caregivers, HCPs, health systems
  • Describe possible strategies for improved heart failure patient outcomes in the current health care environment

The Nurse’s Role in Managing Patients with Heart Failure – From Hospital to Home

  • Discuss the urgency and importance in preventing the return of patients to the emergency room following discharge from a heart failure admission
  • Describe team-based care and the nurse’s role in the coordination of care in patients with heart failure
  • Review current guideline-based care in the management of patients with heart failure
  • List the key components to include in a discharge education plan as heart failure patients transition from hospital to home

Optimizing the Care of Heart Failure Patients: Best Practices in Telemedicine

  1. Describe the role of the nurse navigator in the care of patients with heart failure.
  2. Review tools and best practices for remote monitoring and tele-management of patients with heart failure.
  3. Discuss new devices that augment telehealth monitoring, home-based care, and self-monitoring in patients with heart failure.

Shared Decision-Making and Quality Of Life in Patients with Heart Failure

  1. Explain shared decision-making (SDM) and provide examples of its application in the care of patients with heart failure
  2. Discuss how shared decision making may impact adherence to treatment and heart failure readmission
  3. Review best practices to ensure quality of life is embedded in the care and treatment of patients throughout all stages of heart failure

Sponsors

Thank you to Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Merck Sharpe and Dohme Corp., and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for supporting this educational event.