Heart failure module 5: surgical management

Released23 September 2014     Expires: 23 September 2016      Programme: Heart failure 0.5 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 surgical methods to manage 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 basics of left ventricular assist devices
  • Selection procedures for cardiac transplantation
  • Long-term management post-transplant
  • Surgical ventricular restoration


Professor Andrew Clark, Chair in Clinical Cardiology, Hull York Medical School
Dr Andrew Morley-Smith, Clinical Research Fellow, Royal Brompton Hospital, London
Professor John Pepper, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Royal Brompton Hospital, London


0.5 CPD/CME credits, 0.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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