Care Management: Heart Failure, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Length of training: Four (4) Hours

Heart failure, formerly known as congestive heart failure (CHF), means the heart can’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. Participants will learn the common signs and symptoms of Heart Failure; selfmanagement techniques to prevent exacerbation of heart failure; and implications for case management of impacted individuals.

Hypertension is a serious medical condition where blood flows through the blood vessels with greater force than normal. This module will discuss hypertension, treatment and control and case management strategies to manage this serious medical condition.

The majority of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is caused by risk factors that can be controlled, treated or modified, such as diet, exercise, obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking and stress. This module will discuss modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors, case management interventions to address these risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular


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