March 19 - 21, 2015 - Orlando, FL 

Course Directors: Barry L. Karon, M.D., Jean A. Wagner, R.N., C.N.P. 

It is essential that heart failure is recognized promptly and proven therapies are applied to manage this chronic disease. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and primary care providers play a pivotal role in the care of these patients. Using a case-based approach, this course will enhance the attendees’ confidence in caring for these challenging patients.

Registration Fee:

MD, PhD, DO, PharmD$705.00
Fellow, Resident, RN, NP, PA$640.00

Learning Objectives:

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the clinical syndrome of heart failure and who is at risk.
  • Articulate typical diagnostic testing essential for diagnosis and management of heart failure.
  • Incorporate appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for patients across the spectrum of heart failure.
  • Describe when referral for advanced heart failure therapies is indicated.
  • Describe treatment strategies to manage symptoms when conventional therapies have been exhausted.
  • Appreciate complex decision making when renal disease and pulmonary disease coexist. 

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.  

Credit Information:
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide

continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Exhibit Opportunity:
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Char Tri.   

Core Competencies:

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Patient care 

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