4K: Hospice Heart Failure Care in the Home: HFpEF; HFrEF and Heart Failure Devices

Chris Downey, MD

Discussion of the pathophysiology of HF, describing the differences between HFpEF and HFrEF. Management of HF symptoms utilizing patient cases. HF medications and their actions including newer agents. LVAD and other devices seen in hospice patients. Interactive learner polling for engagement.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Recognize the different types of Heart Failure
  • Develop a working knowledge of the medicines used to treat Heart Failure
  • Describe advanced Heart Failure devices