Heart Failure D: Advanced Heart Failure

$35.00

Single Webinar:
This webinar is part of a four-part series. It can be taken independently, but if you purchase the bundle of all four at once, you can save $10.

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• The on-demand recording to watch later at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• A certificate of completion

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

 

Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• The on-demand recording to watch later at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• A certificate of completion

Topics:
• Device therapy explored including implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) & Cardiac Re-Synchronization Therapy (CRT)
• A look at long-term ventricular assist devices (VADs)
• Indications for Cardiac Transplantation
• Palliative Care and the Heart Failure Patient

Description:
Heart Failure is a common, disabling and deadly disorder leading to high numbers of hospitalizations and morbidity despite the tremendous benefit that ACE inhibitors have offered. The dramatic deterioration in quality of life and prognosis when a patient progresses from asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction to overt heart failure is a major challenge for physicians and nurses. This webinar will focus on recent and more comprehensive nursing and medical interventions that are improving outcomes and quality of life for heart failure patient.

Who Should Attend?:
• Medical Surgical, Cardiac, ER,  ICU, CVICU and Cath Lab Nurses
• Medical Students, Allied Cardiac Staff; Cardiac and Med-Surg Educators
• Nurses in Rural and Urban Settings; Transition Coordinators
• Educators in Long Term care and Home Care

Christopher Coltman, RN, BScN
Christopher Coltman, a graduate of the UofA Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, has been engaged in cardiac and cardiovascular surgical nursing for over 25 years. He has worked in a variety or settings and countries, including Montreal, London (England) and in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has extensive experience in the area of acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and cardiovascular surgery. Chris is well known as an excellent teacher, having over 17 years of teaching experience, and has taught a number of sessions on a variety of topics where his passion for teaching and cardiac care shows. He is currently the Clinical Nurse Educator in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.