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Heart Failure: Diagnostic Testing and Advanced Therapies
Overview

2019 Patient Education Webinar Series

Heart Failure: Diagnostic Testing and Advanced Therapies

Jun 13, 2019 12:00pm - Jun 13, 2019 1:00pm

Description
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.

Who should attend: Heart Failure Patients, Caregivers and Family Members

The Patient Education Webinar Series is provided to patients, caregivers and families through a collaboration between the Heart Failure Society of America and NeedyMeds.

This webinar is part of HFSA’s Community Education Program. The Community Education Program is supported by Amgen, AstraZeneca and Cytokinetics.
Speaker(s)
Cynthia Bither, ACNP, ANP, Chief NP, Advanced Heart Failure Program, Medstar Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: No Credit Offered
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