Managing Patients with Heart Failure in Primary Care
April 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This webinar will review the management of patients living with heart failure (HF) and provide nurse practitioners with the necessary tools, skills and knowledge to enable the best possible care for these patients. Specifically, the webinar will focus on helping guide discussions and decision-making between practitioners and their patients with heart failure. This webinar will outline steps and strategies for initial assessment and diagnosis, advanced care planning and palliative care, management, monitoring and coordination of care.
To register for this webinar please click link: https://npcentral.npao.org/events/eRH2m5X9LDapdsyqh
- Why appropriate HF management matters
- Optimize the use of natriuretic peptides for diagnosis and monitoring
- How to discuss advance care planning
- The role of quadruple therapy in the management of HF with a reduced ejection fraction
- How to start, titrate and monitor quadruple therapy
- Manage drug therapy during worsening heart failure
- Briefly review HF with a preserved ejection fraction
- How to enhance continuity of care between settings
- Which patients to connect to local resources and programs
- Sachin Duggal, HBSc, PharmD, CDE, RPh – Sachin is an academic detailer at the Centre for Effective Practice, as well as a clinical pharmacist and consultant practicing within the communities of Mississauga and Toronto. His areas of practice include complex geriatric care, diabetes education and hypertension management where he works with family physicians to optimize treatment plans. Sachin obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy and Honours Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Waterloo and has gone on to work in a variety of practice settings including hospital, community and family health teams across the province of Ontario.
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