Heart failure module 5: special cases in heart failure

Released 7 May 2020     Expires: 07 May 2022      Programme: Heart failure 1.5 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.

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of the clinical significance and treatment of electrolyte abnormalities and anaemia in patients with heart failure.

Module released: 01 November 2017
Revised module released: 07 May 2020

Learning objectives

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

  • The clinical significance of common electrolyte abnormalities in heart failure
  • The emergency and long term treatment options for hyperkalaemia
  • Renal dysfunction in patients with heart failure
  • The treatment of anaemia in patients with heart failure.


Professor Andrew Clark, Chair in Clinical Cardiology, Hull York Medical School
Dr Joe Cuthbert, Clinical Research Fellow, Hull York Medical School

Module revised in 2020 by Dr Joe Cuthbert, Clinical Research Fellow, Hull York Medical School, in association with Professor Andrew Clark


1.5 CPD/CME credit, 1.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned one and a half hours of CPD/CME credit to this module

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