The goal of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the incidence, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and pharmacological management of heart failure, including the use of B-type natriuretic peptide assay levels. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology of heart failure
- Discuss the use of BNP assay levels in the management of heart failure
- Discuss three medications used in the management of heart failure
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, and physical therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.