Heart Failure

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Establish the diagnosis and therapy of acute coronary syndrome.
2. Formulate the indications of fibrinolysis, glycoprotein llb/lla agents and angioplasty.
3. Analyze the difference between systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction.
4. Differentiate the therapies that improve survival in heart failure and those which only improve symptoms.
5. Review the role of neurohormonal activation in systolic heart failure.

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Course summary
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  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor,  Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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