The Heart Failure Patient Journey: Impact of Nursing Professionals


This webinar provides an update on chronic heart failure (HF) for the nursing professional. Key discussion topics include an overview of HF, limitations of left ventricular ejection fraction in the classification of HF, and the importance and impact of nursing professionals in managing patients with HF during and after hospitalization.


This educational activity is intended for Healthcare professionals who manage the care of heart failure patients.


The content in this webinar is created independently by the sponsor. The views and/or opinions expressed in this forum do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the HFSA or its members.


The activity The Heart Failure Patient Journey: Impact of Nursing Professionals is not sponsored or endorsed by the HFSA.


The webinar is not offered in the HFSA-accredited continuing education catalog; therefore, it is ineligible for continuing education units. No committee members or representatives of the HFSA have been involved in the planning of this activity.

Learning Objectives:


  • To provide an overview of the clinical definition, signs and symptoms, and features of chronic heart failure (HF)
  • To discuss the assessment of HF, including clinical and technical limitations of left ventricular ejection fraction measurements
  • To highlight the critical role of nursing professionals across the HF patient journey



Lisa D. Rathman, CRNP
Lancaster, PA


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