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Reducing Readmission in Heart Failure: An Evidence Based Approach? Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12 PM CST

Reducing Readmission after Heart Failure: An Evidence Based Approach
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. CST

Data from the CDC states that about 5.1 million people in the US have heart failure. Data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services state the US national average readmission rate for HF patients is now 23%. The readmission rate for HF patients is indisputably high; in part, because HF is an extraordinarily complex disease and the underlying reasons for readmissions in HF patients encompass a host of factors. Learn how you can impact hospital readmission rate for heart failure patients.

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Featured Online Courses

Heart Failure Best Practices Series
Heart Failure Best Practices Series

Heart Failure Best Practices is a series of 4 webinars that will help you achieve benchmarks for national heart failure quality measures, including appropriate diagnosis, evidenced?based treatment of acute and chronic heart failure, reduced hospital readmissions, and patient?centered clinical outcomes.

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?Basic Concepts of Genetics and Genomics?
Basic Concepts of Genetics and Genomics

Watch and learn as Dr. Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH covers the topics outlined in “Basic Concepts and Potential Applications of Genetics and Genomics for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association.” Upon completion learners will have a strong foundation regarding the genetics/genomics issues that are forecasted to be important for clinical practice in the next 5 years.

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Primer on PAD: Vascular Health for Men & Women
NIH Stroke Scale

The NIH Stroke Scale is a critical component of acute stroke assessment. The American Stroke Association, in conjunction with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has developed this CME/CE certified, online training program for healthcare professionals to learn or review how to administer the NIH Stroke Scale for acute stroke assessment.

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Popular CME Activities

Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery

Each year, stroke affects nearly 80,000 people in the US. The need for effective stroke rehabilitation will likely remain an essential part of stroke care for the foreseeable future. This set of practice guidelines will present the most current recommendations in stroke rehabilitation, based on evidence and consensus opinion.

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Guidelines into Practice: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

This activity is designed to enhance your awareness, knowledge and applicability of newly released guidelines as applied to your interactions with cardiovascular disease and stroke patients. The format is based upon highlights of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy guidelines, case studies to illustrate patient applicability and resource materials.

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Lifelong Learning Course Catalog for 2017

The all-new 2017 Course Catalog. Learning designed with you in mind.
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