The Connection Issue 68 - Heart Failure and Depression

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Enduring Education Activity
Start Date: August 11, 2021
Expiration Date: July 31, 2023
1.0 Contact Hours ANCC
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price $10.00

Learning Outcomes

  • At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participants will self report the knowledge gain of the non-pharmaceutical therapies used to treat depression in the heart failure patient
  • At the conclusion of this educational activity, the learners will self-report the intent to identify possible medications to consider in a heart failure patient with depression and when to consider starting treatment.
  • At the conclusion of this educational activity, the learners will report self-confidence in the ability to identify ways to enhance collaboration between specialties in order to care for the heart failure patient with depression

Planning Committee
Laura Peters, DNP, FNP-C

Ashley Moore-Gibbs, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CHFNJessica Nensel DNP, ACNS-BC
Jim Buechte, RN, PHN
Rebecca Vaughn, MSW, LCSW, CACII
Christa McBurney, BSN, RN, CCRN-K,
Devyn Bonatus, MSW, LCSW 
Emily Sartain, PharmD, BCPS
Courtney Shakowski, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

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 (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure/Conflicts of Interest
The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose unless listed below. Any resulting conflicts of interest have been resolved according to ANCC guidance.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
AAHFN did not receive commercial support from any organizations for this activity.   

The 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 68: . 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 1.00 contact hours.