Chronic Heart Failure

Approximate learning time

1 hour 30 minutes

Course Overview

Heart Failure is a progressive long term condition which leads to a poor quality of life. With the prevalence and incidence increasing due to more effective cardiac treatments - its important for all health care practitioners to understand the disease progression and treatment to aid in its management.

Course Objective

By the end of this course you should understand:

  1. Understand how heart failure affects normal cardiac physiology.
  2. Be aware of the prevalence of heart failure and the growing burden it represents.
  3. Distinguish between the types and classification of heart failure.
  4. Describe the main signs and symptoms in heart failure.
  5. Understand the aims of specific drug therapies used in heart failure.