Heart failure module 1: background, epidemiology and pathophysiology

Released23 September 2014     Expires: 23 September 2016      Programme: Heart failure 1 CPD/CME credit

Sponsorship Statement: This module has been supported by an educational grant from Pfizer UK and Servier Laboratories Ltd

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of heart failure (HF). It is one of several modules in our heart failure programme

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to understand:

  • The different definitions and types of HF
  • The epidemiology of HF
  • The cost implications of HF
  • The pathophysiology of HF


Professor Andrew Clark, Chair in Clinical Cardiology, Hull York Medical School
Dr Henry Savage, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London


1 CPD/CME credit, 1 hour
BJC Learning has assigned one hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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