Global: The Perfect Storm: Barriers to Heart Failure Treatment Optimization

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This session will provide an overview of clinical inertia and it’s impact on prescribing of optimal medial therapy for patients with heart failure.


Beth Towery Davidson, DNP, ACNP
Sabrina Dunham, PharmD

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the term “clinical inertia” and how it applies to heart failure treatment.
  • Identify 3 patient factors and 3 system factors that may contribute to clinical inertia.

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