2021 HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting

Educational Activity

The 2021 HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting bundle contains recordings of scientific sessions held during the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2021. Learners can view recorded presentations to enhance their knowledge and learn the latest in heart failure care, treatment, research, and more. Continuing education credits are available for this product.


This educational activity is designed for HFSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, scientists, and health care professionals who specialize or have an interest in heart failure.


Original recording Date: September 13-16, 2021

Expiration Date: March 1, 2023

Following this course, attendees will be able to:


  • Describe the epidemiology of HF and implement strategies for the prevention of HF.
  • Discuss the current scientific basis of HF from the perspectives of cardiovascular physiology, neurohormones, tissue factors, molecular biology, and genetics.
  • Identify the findings of basic science research and current clinical trials and describe their implications for current and future HF therapy.
  • Implement optimal guideline-based therapeutic options for HF, including pharmacologic agents, non-pharmacologic options, such as diet and exercise, and implantable devices.
  • Manage comorbidities including hypertension, diabetes, depression, sleep apnea, and chemotherapy.
  • Demonstrate awareness of psychosocial, economic, regulatory, and ethical issues in the treatment of patients with HF.
    Explain the patient, provider and system-related factors that contribute to racial and ethnic health disparities.
  • Implement strategies for effective management of the patient with HF, incorporating the family, encouraging self- care, and employing the team approach.
  • Outline strategies for transitioning patients from impatient to outpatient care and for reducing hospital readmissions.
  • Engage in performance measurement and other site-based research.




Credits Available

CME, CNE: 52

CPE: 24.75

MOC: 9.25

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