HFSA is partnering with NeedyMeds to offer a webinar on heart failure for patients, families and caregivers. The webinar content will offer patients valuable information about heart failure and the opportunity to ask questions. This webinar is complimentary to all attendees.
The Heart Failure: Diagnostic Testing and Advanced Therapies Webinar, will take place June 13, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm ET, and will feature Cynthia Bither, ANCP, ANP, Chief NP, Advanced Heart Failure Program, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.
The 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.