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“Heart Failure Guideline Updates: Considerations in Older Adults”

HealthTrust presents…“Heart Failure Guideline Updates: Considerations in Older Adults”


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Please Note: Continuing education credit is only available to those attending the session live. CE credit is not available when accessing the program on demand.

Heart failure is the leading cause of morbidity, mortality and hospitalizations in older adults. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently came out with new updated Heart Failure guidelines, and this presentation will highlight how these updates should be utilized in older adults.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists & Nurses  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize Heart Failure (HF) treatment and guideline updates
  2. Recall diagnostic criteria and laboratory findings associated with HF
  3. Identify current evidence related to treatment considerations in older adults with HF

Learning Objectives for Pharmacy Techs  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Recall the definition of heart failure (HF)
  2. Recognize HF treatment considerations in older adults
  3. Identify medications used in treatment of HF


Ljubica Minova, PharmD  |  PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Resident  | Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center  |  Livingston, NJ

Target Audience:  Pharmacists, Pharmacy Techs & Nurses

CE Credit: Approved for Nurses, Pharmacists & Pharmacy Techs

This program is approved for CPEs by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Attendees of this program may earn 1.0 CPE Contact Hours. Belmont University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Numbers for this activity are 0863-9999-23-033-L01-P (Pharmacists) and 0863-9999-23-033-L01-T (Techs). The activity is approved for 1 hour (.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists & pharmacy techs who attend the webinar and complete the online evaluation. Pfiedler Education is a division of AORN, provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP13019, for 1 contact hour. 1.0 contact hours approved for Nurses.

Note about CE credit: If you plan to obtain credit for a live session, stay until the end of the presentation to receive the verification code you will need to obtain the continuing education credit. CE credit is individual. No group credit is available. Each person must register for a webinar and attend the webinar in its entirety in order to receive an email after the event with instructions on how to apply for continuing education credit. Attendees should not share the code or forward the email to others who did not actually attend the program. If they are not able to be verified on our webinar provider reports and registration list they will not receive credit. If you are joining only by phone, you will not be eligible for credit. You must also log in and join the visual portion of the webinar to be part of our CE provider-required reporting.