Rapid Clinical Updates: Heart Failure - Session 1 Evaluation

July 29, 2021

This activity was made possible in part by an educational grant from Novartis.

The four-part series, SHM Clinical Rapid Updates: Heart Failure, opens with this session outlining guideline-directed medical therapy in heart failure patients, focusing on the impact of care optimization provided by hospitalists. Specific subtopics addressed include:
- the importance of rapid decongestion
- the importance of initiation of GDMT
- inpatient initiate and titration of ARNI

This session is moderated by Joseph Sweigart  MD,FHM,SFHM. Our panelists include Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD,FACP,MPH,FHM,SFHM and Nurcan Ilksoy, MD, FACP, FHM.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the importance of rapid decongestion
  • Recognize the importance of initiation of GDMT
  • Describe inpatient initiation/titration of ANRI including PIONEER-HF trial
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Non-physician
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Event starts: 
07/29/2021 - 4:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/29/2021 - 5:00pm EDT
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The planners and faculty of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose unless stated below.

Ebrahim Barkoudah discloses the following relevant financial or advisory relationships:

  • Advisory fees from Portola, Janssen, Novartis, and Pfizer/Bristol-Myers-Squibb to Hospital Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine research


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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Non-physician


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