Heart failure module 3: pharmacological and non-pharmacological management

Released23 September 2014     Expires: 23 September 2016      Programme: Heart failure 2 CPD/CME credits

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 non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of heart failure, it is one of several modules in our heart failure programme

Learning objectives

After completing this module, participants should be better able to:

  • Understand the aims of heart failure (HF) treatment
  • Recognise the role of lifestyle modifications (weight control, smoking cessation, exercise)
  • Understand the therapeutic options available for acute and chronic HF
  • Be aware of the modes of action of the different therapeutic agents prescribed
  • Recognise the role of the primary care team in HF management.


Professor Andrew Clark, Chair in Clinical Cardiology, Hull York Medical School
Dr Paul Kalra, Consultant Cardiologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Donah Zachariah, Cardiology Research Fellow, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust


2 CPD/CME credits, 2 hours
BJC Learning has assigned two hours of CPD/CME credit to this module

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