Fundamental: Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure

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This session will focus on the population of patients with advanced HF (NYHA III, IIIB, IV), who are not eligible for surgical therapies (OHT or LVAD). In general, the goals of care and management strategies will be address across this later phase of the heart failure continuum, with shifting emphasis based on clinical state and patient personal goals.


Marie Galvao, MSN, ANP-BC, CHFN

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe tools available to manage diuretic resistance for patients with ambulatory advanced heart failure
  • Identify patients with a diagnosis of advanced heart failure who are nearing end-of-life and
  • Implement strategies to provide ambulatory care for the advanced heart failure population

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.   

Enduring Education Activity
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
1.0 Contact Hours ANCC