Two females nurses caring for a patient in the simulation suite

Study day

Heart Failure

About this course

Course code:
Z51000071
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Nursing and Midwifery
Campus:
Glenside
Duration:
One day
Course director:
Rachel Jefferies

Page last updated 2 August 2017

Introduction

This Heart Failure study day provides you with a gentle introduction and overview of heart failure and management.

Entry requirements

You must be a qualified practitioner.

Structure

Content

The following topics will be covered:

  • List the causes of heart failure
  • Distinguish between different types of heart failure
  • Discuss the underpinning pathophysiology of heart failure and how this leads to the symptoms of heart failure
  • List the diagnostic tests for heart failure
  • Discuss the nursing priorities for assessing symptoms to recognise deterioration
  • Discuss key treatments for acute and long term management of heart failure
  • Apply this knowledge into your nursing practice placements

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