Heart failure module 7: end-of-life care for people with heart failure

Released1 November 2017     Expires: 01 November 2019      Programme: Heart failure 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: Vifor Pharma UK has provided an unrestricted grant to fund this activity and has not had any input into any aspect of this learning resource. The original module was 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.

Module first published: 23 September 2014
Revised module released: 01 November 2017

Learning objectives

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

  • What is meant by palliative care for patients with heart failure
  • How to overcome recognised barriers to a palliative approach to care for patients with heart failure
  • The principles of symptom control in patients with heart failure

Faculty

Professor Andrew Clark, Chair in Clinical Cardiology, Hull York Medical School
Dr Amy Gadoud, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, Hull York Medical School
Professor Miriam Johnson, Professor of Palliative Medicine, Hull York Medical School

Module revised by Dr Joe Cuthbert, Clinical Research Fellow, Hull York Medical School, in collaboration with Andrew Clark

Accreditation

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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