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Assessing Heart Failure Patients – Where does CCM® Therapy Fit?

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

January 27th, 2021

7:00pm – 8:00pm EDT

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Assessing Heart Failure Patients – Where does CCM® Therapy Fit?

Heart Failure is a progressive condition and medical management strategies for this patient population has evolved over the years. Assessment of Heart Failure utilizing the NYHA Heart Failure Classification System and EF have been used to diagnose patients and assist providers with optimizing medications and device therapy. This lecture will discuss the fundamental elements to assessing your heart failure patient classification and to stratify them for therapy that it is available for them. The program will introduce CCM® therapy as an option for patients that have NYHA Stage III heart failure and remain symptomatic despite guideline medical therapy. The Optimizer® was designed to improve overall heart function and quality of life for patients. CCM® indications will be discussed as well as best practices for screening patients for HCPs to offer this therapy for patients that qualify for this technology.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the current treatment of heart failure and medical therapy available
  • Clarify assessment questions that could be used during a patient evaluation
  • Review the functionality of CCM® therapy and how the device delivers therapy
  • Review the indications for CCM® therapy and the procedure details

MODERATOR

Nancy Bonnet, MSN, APN-C, CHFN-K

Nancy Bonnet, MSN, APN-C, CHFN-K

Therapy Awareness Consultant

Impulse Dynamics
Marlton, NJ

FACULTY PANEL

Sonja D. Brune, MSN, APRN, CCNS

Sonja D. Brune, MSN, APRN, CCNS

Acute- Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Michael L. Arnold, DNP, FHRS

Michael L. Arnold, DNP, FHRS


Pima Heart & Vascular
Tucson, AZ

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Category:
Am I a candidate for CCM® Therapy?