Heart Failure

Heart Failure 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart, and changes that occur because of heart failure are presented. Information is provided on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of heart failure. This course engages learners in content about the normal heart and diagnostic procedures, medication use, and lifestyle changes that occur with heart failure.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-HF

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32607

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
Vendor / provider # 2000224-740-2; Approval # 224-0145-32666. This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
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Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-HF
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Define congestive heart failure.
Identify the anatomy of the heart and how a healthy heart functions.
List the primary causes of heart failure.
List the symptoms of heart failure.
Name the tests that may be conducted to diagnose heart failure.
Identify lifestyle modifications and ongoing care considerations that may help a person with heart failure.
Recognize common medications prescribed for heart failure and their action.

Outline:
Hour One I. Introduction II. Overview: What is heart failure? 1. Incidence 2. Causes 3. Treatment 4. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple-choice) III. Normal heart function 1. Anatomy 2. Right side of heart 3. Left side of heart 4. Heart valves 5. Anatomy of the heart with circulation 6. Layers of the heart a. Endocardium b. Myocardium c. Epicardium 7. Learning engagement: Order flow of blood through the heart IV. What happens with congestive heart failure (CHF) 1. Types of failure 2. Symptoms 3. Complications 4. Classes 1 -4 5. Acute heart failure 6. Learning Engagement Activity: drag and drop temporary and permanent causes V. Primary causes of CHF 1. Coronary artery disease 2. High blood pressure 3. Valve failure 4. Diabetes 5. Other causes: virus, bacteria, recreational drugs, stimulants VI. How CHF is diagnosed 1. Diagnosis of CHF a. Medical and family history b. Physical exam c. Blood test d. Diagnostic tests i. Blood test ii. Chest X-ray iii. ECG iv. Echocardiogram v. Stress test vi. Coronary angiogram vii. Myocardial biopsy VII. Treatment of heart failure, continued 1. Medications a. Diuretics (water or fluid pills) b. Potassium c. ACE inhibitors d. Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) e. Beta blockers f. Blood thinners g. Digoxin h. Nitrates i. Statins 2. Lifestyle measures a. Healthy eating plan b. Weight c. Physical activity d. Smoking/drugs e. Alcohol f. Learning engagement: True-false questions 3. Medical procedures and surgery a. Pacemaker b. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator c. myoectomy d. Heart pump e. Heart transplant 4. Goals of heart failure treatment a. Goals of treatment 5. Resident support a. Helping the resident to adapt b. Involving family c. Medications that may worsen CHF B. End-of-life issues 1. Long-term outlook 2. Planning for the future 3. Advance directive 4. Living will 5. Durable healthcare power of attorney 6. POLST 7. Learning engagement: match the terms C. Summary and conclusion D. Final exam (post-test)

Instructor: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington,  a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.  Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse.    Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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