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Heart Failure

A Race Against Time: Accelerating the Adoption of GDMT in Heart Failure
  • Not accredited

Learning objectives

  • Recall guideline recommendations for the use of NT-proBNP in heart failure
  • Describe current practices in heart failure diagnosis and the impact on treatment outcomes
  • Develop an optimised approach to the timely diagnosis and management of heart failure
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Implementing Heart Failure Guidelines with Collaborative Care
  • Not accredited

Learning objectives

  • Appraise new updates in heart failure guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT)
  • Apply latest guideline recommendations to patient cases
  • Describe barriers preventing early initiation of GDMT
  • Identify the roles of nurses and other healthcare professionals to achieve optimal heart failure therapy
  • Identify the importance of the nurse/cross-functional team
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The Advancing Management of Transthyretin Amyloidosis
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • To differentiate ATTR phenotypes based on presenting signs and symptoms.
  • To select appropriate tests to monitor symptomatic ATTR-cm from imaging, biomarker, functional and QoL assessments.
  • To recall how to identify disease progression across ATTR-cm.
  • To describe the different disease modifying treatments for ATTR including novel agents.
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Overcoming the Challenges in Optimising GDMT in HF
  • Not accredited

Learning objectives

  • Appraise the urgency needed in rapid initiation of GDMT to improve HF outcomes.
  • Recognise barriers preventing the use of GDMT in current practice.
  • Identify strategies needed to drive implementation of GDMT in clinical practice.
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Hyperkalaemia in Cardiorenal Disease – A Case Based Discussion
  • Not accredited

Learning objectives

  • Explain the relationship between sub-optimal RAASi therapy and poor cardio-renal outcomes
  • Identify patients who would benefit from anti-hyperkalaemia medications
  • Select appropriate anti-hyperkalaemia treatments across a range of patient profiles
  • Adopt anti-hyperkalaemia medications as an approach to prolong optimal RAASi therapy
  • Summarise current guideline recommendations on the use of potassium binding agents
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Examining a Complex Heart Failure Case
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Identify individuals likely to have HFpEF from initial presentation
  • Refer suspected individuals for specialist assessment
  • Initiate GDMT for HF as soon as patients are stable 
  • Initiate GDMT in HF regardless of EF and phenotype
  • Initiate shared decision-making on complex HF patients with other members of the multidisciplinary team including cardiologists, GPs, nephrologists and diabetologists
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