Managing the Patient with Heart Failure: The Role of the Case Manager as a Team Member – Describe the high incidence and burden of Heart Failure (HF) and the factors that may contribute to the “HF paradox” – increases in HF despite better management of HF risk factors.
Explain the complex pathophysiology and risk factors for HF.
Plan to incorporate novel electronic monitoring technologies to guide medication adjustment during follow up.
Prepare the case manager for the introduction of a new class of pharmacologic agents for HF, the angiotensin-neprilysin inhibitors.
Discuss the role of the case manager as patient advocate and liaison between the clinician and the patient.
1.0 Free CEUs for Certified Case Managers