This course that explores management of hypertension and heart failure in primary care, general practice and the community.

Aim

Develop skills in managing hypertension, cardiac disease and heart failure in primary care.

Demonstrate an understanding of common medications and clinical decision making in heart failure and hypertension in out of hospital settings.

Topics

  • How to approach heart failure and different forms of heart failure
  • Drug Treatment in Heart Failure
  • Management of symptoms
  • Pharmacological interventions
  • Arrythmias and device therapy in heart failure
  • Overview of hypertension
  • Prescribing in hypertension

Who should Attend

GPN’s, Nurse practitioners, pharmacists and healthcare professionals working in the community, pharmacies, general practice and primary care.

Course Level

Intermediate

CPD Hours

3 (Participatory)

Lecturer

Nadia Dallsingh – Cardiology Specialist Nurse

***This is a recorded zoom session.

 

 

Workbooks & Slides

1
Heart Failure: Slides
2
Hypertension to Heart-failure: Slides
3
Hypertension: Slides

Heart failure and Hypertension: Presentation

1
Heart failure and Hypertension: Presentation – Part 1
60
2
Heart failure and Hypertension: Presentation – Part 2
52
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