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186408 - Heart failure guidelines. A concise summary for the GP

  • : Online

This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.

Relevance to General Practice

New guidelines on the prevention, detection and management of heart failure were recently released by the National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.
This article provides a brief practical summary of the guidelines, focusing on their application to diagnosis and management of heart failure in general practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify appropriate initial investigations for a patient presenting with heart failure (HF)
  • Manage medication regimens for a patient with HF
  • Initiate appropriate quality of care measures for reviewing the management of HF in general practice
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
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    Delivery
    Title
    186408 - Heart failure guidelines. A concise summary for the GP
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1.5 hrs
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2022
    CPD Points
    3 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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