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Patient and Caregiver Webinar:  Heart Failure: Diagnostic Testing and Advanced Therapies – October 16 at 12 pm ET

This webinar will provide an overview of the testing involved in diagnosis and treatment of heart failure.  Participants will learn about the various types of testing in heart failure including echocardiogram, stress testing, coronary angiography, exercise tests, blood tests and more.  The advanced therapies available to heart failure patients will be discussed including Ventricular Assist Devices, Mechanical Circulatory Support and heart transplants.  When considering advanced therapies, participants will learn how best to evaluate the therapy options and timing for treatment.

Speaker:  Paul Mather, MD, FHFSA, Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Section, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Date and Time: Monday, October 16, 2017 at 12:00 Noon Eastern time

REGISTER HERE FOR THE OCTOBER 16 WEBINAR!

To participate in this webinar, please click on the Register Here button above and complete the registration form.  Once registered, you will receive the information for logging into the webinar.

 

Patient and Caregiver Webinar: Moods in Heart Failure and Caregiver Challenges – October 24 at 1 pm ET

This webinar will discuss the various moods that may affect a heart failure patient, how to recognize mood changes, when to seek help and the treatment options available.  The caregiver is an important part of the well-being of the heart failure patient.  The webinar will also address the important role a caregiver plays, the challenges and rewards of caregiving, the importance of self-care and finding support when needed.

Speaker: Ann Laramee, APRN, FHFSA, Cardiology Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Palliative Care Medicine, University of Vermont Medical Center

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm Eastern time

REGISTER HERE FOR THE OCTOBER 24 WEBINAR!

To participate in this webinar, please click on the Register Here button above and complete the registration form.  Once registered, you will receive the information for logging into the webinar.

 

Patient and Caregiver Webinar: Medications and Challenges of Multiple Medications – November 2 at 12 pm ET

This webinar will provide an in-depth discussion of the medications used to treat heart failure.  Topics that will be covered include the concept of injection fraction, medication differences, controlling symptoms, side effects of medications, the importance of medication adherence and tools to help manage multiple medications.

Speaker: Sara Paul, DNP-FNP, FHFSA, Nurse Practitioner, Catawaba Valley Cardiology

Date and Time: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 12:00 Noon Eastern time

REGISTER HERE FOR THE NOVEMBER 2 WEBINAR!

To participate in this webinar, please click on the Register Here button above and complete the registration form.  Once registered, you will receive the information for logging into the webinar.

 

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