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Laurie Jenson, RN, MBA, MSBA
Janet Holdych, PharmD
Target Audience and Needs
Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, quality improvement leaders, and clinical and hospital administrators need to receive regular updates on clinical best practices and evidence-based advances in the treatment of heart failure. The series will provide educational support to initiatives aimed at the dissemination of evidence-based, guideline-directed medical therapies, proper compliance with federal and state standards for documenting medical necessity, and appropriate referrals for specialist, including palliative, care. It aims to expand clinical knowledge, enhance the quality of outpatient and inpatient heart failure care, reduce mortality among hospitalized patients, and improve patient outcomes.
Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, and panel discussion.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
- Define guideline-directed medical therapy and articulate its precepts.
- Distinguish treatment approaches for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, mid-range ejection fraction, and preserved ejection fraction.
- Implement evidence-based, guideline-directed medical therapies for heart failure.
- Comply with federal and state standards for documenting medical necessity in the medical records of patients with heart failure.
- Recognize the triggers for referral of patients with heart failure to specialist care, palliative care, and other related types of care.
Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and CommonSpirit Health. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.