Emerging Options to Improve Quality of Life for Heart Failure Patients: A Review of Best Practices and New Technology
Marat Fudim, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure
Duke University Medical Center
Duke Clinical Research Institute
Durham, North Carolina
Nirav Y. Raval, MD, FACC
Director, Thoracic Transplant Programs
AdventHealth Transplant Institute
Michael "Andy" Tillery, PA-C, CCDS
Cone Health Medical Group - Electrophysiology
Moses Cone Hospital
Greensboro, North Carolina
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This activity is designed for electrophysiologists, heart failure specialists, general cardiologists and EP Lab nurses and techs.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to
- Understand the current treatment options for systolic heart failure (HFrEF) and unmet needs in HFrEF management that affect quality of life
- Identify and appreciate the role of the autonomic nervous system in the etiology of heart failure
- Understand the mechanism and role of baroreflex activation therapy for HFrEF patients
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: January 26, 2022
Expiration Date: January 26, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
There is no fee associated with this activity.
HMP Education would like to thank the following company who has supported "Emerging Options to Improve Quality of Life for Heart Failure Patients: A Review of Best Practices and New Technology" through educational grant support: CVRx
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Fudim: Consultant – Axon Therapies, CVRX
Dr. Raval: Consultant – CVRX
Mr. Tillery: Consultant – CVRX
Peter Oettgen, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Oettgen has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
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