Interventional Management of Heart Failure - When GDMT is not Enough

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This is an industry supported CE symposium designed to educate nurses and nurse practitioners about cardiac contractility modulation (CCM ®) and importance of screening patients for eligibility for this device. This session will review indications for use, patient selection and provide an overview of how CCM ®  will influence the management of heart failure patients. A review of best practices for CCM ®  patient education will be provided. 


Marc Silver, MD, FAHA, FHFSA
Marat Fudim, MD
Robyn Ward, DScPAC

Learning Objectives:

  • Recall importance of optimizing guideline directed medical therapy in patients with heart
  • Review indications for CCM ®
  • Describe approach for timing of when to consider device therapy ® and effect it will have on the management of heart failure patients
  • Recall patient selection criteria for CCM ® 

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
1.5 Contact Hours ANCC