Caring for Patients with HF and Cognitive Dysfunction: Etiologies, Assessments, and Interventions

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Enduring Education Activity
Expiration Date: September 2021
1.00 Contact Hour ANCC
Member Price: $5.00
Non-Member Price $15.00

The purpose of this webinar is to broaden the heart failure nurses’ understanding of the prevalence, incidence, potential etiologies, pathophysiology, and assessment and intervention strategies for patients with heart failure and cognitive dysfunction. This webinar will provide an overall understanding of the impact of this complex, chronic condition within the heart failure population.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Describe the prevalence and incidence of cognitive dysfunction among patients with heart failure.
  2. Explain potential etiologies of cognitive dysfunction in heart failure and the associated pathophysiological alterations.
  3. Describe assessments for patients with heart failure whose care is complicated by cognitive dysfunction.
  4. Discuss evidence-based interventions for patients with heart failure whose care is complicated by cognitive dysfunction.
  5. Discuss ethical issues involved when caring for patients with heart failure and cognitive dysfunction.

REQUIREMENT FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance at the entire event.
  • Complete/submit evaluation form.
  • Access and print your certificate.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

Linda Rohyans, RN, MSN, CNS, APN, CHFN-K

Planning committee members have no conflicts of interest that relate to this activity.

FACULTY

Susan J. Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA

Faculty has no conflicts of interest that relate to this activity.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN).

The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

DISCLAIMER

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

There is no commercial support for this webinar