As of 2009, one in nine deaths in the United States included heart failure as a contributing cause (CDC, 2016). Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a form of heart failure that is caused by the congestion of blood vessels that supply the heart itself. In this module, we will explore what can cause CHF, how it can be treated, and how to take care of yourself while living with congestive heart failure.
Section 1: Self-Care for Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
B. What is Congestive Heart Failure?
C. Medication Management of Congestive Heart Failure
E. Congestive Heart Failure Signs and Symptoms
F. Course Contributors
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Disclosure: Adam Roesner, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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