The Connection Issue 62 Topic: Rural Health

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Purpose Statement

The purpose of this activity is to explore care of HF patients in rural America and identify ways to overcome barriers 

Enduring Education Activity

Expiration Date: March 2022
0.5 Contact Hours ANCC
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price $10.00

Learner Outcomes

  1. Discuss the barriers to care for HF patients in rural areas.
  2. Discover how the utilization of telehealth can increase quality of care in rural areas.
  3. Explore the role of a nurse navigator in rural areas

Planning Committee

LeighAnn Howard, RN, DNP, CHFN-K

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


Catherine Bean RN, CHFN, COS-C
Heather M. Pond RN BSN CHFN COS-C
Kim White RN, BSN

Faculty members have no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this activity.

ANCC 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.


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 activity.

Requirement for successful completion

Read the issue in its entirety and the accreditation information below; the articles that have the education logo next to it are part of the enduring educational activity The Connection: Issue 62: Topic: Rural Health. Access the post test, successfully pass it with a minimal score of 70% and submit an evaluation and receive a certificate of completion. Participants who successfully complete this activity in its entirety will be awarded 0.5 contact hours.