Clinical Practice Guideline in Managing Heart Failure in the Long-Term Care Setting: What We Have Learned and How We Move Forward?

Session Year: 
2015
authors: 
Huai Cheng, MD, MPH Jacqueline F. Vance, RN-C, BSN William Smucker, MD, CMD

This session is mainly based on the new clinical practice guideline of heart failure in long-term care setting. It has three components. First, introduce the process of developing and grading clinical practice guideline in treating heart failure in long-term care setting. Second, update on drug therapy of heart failure in long-term care setting from the new clinical practice guideline of heart failure. Third, discuss how the new clinical practice guideline of heart failure can help decrease re-hospitalization rate of patients with heart failure in long-term care settings?

cmd: 
1.5 Clinical
cme: 
1.5