Decompensated Heart Failure

MSC Heart Failure App

Now available
on the App Store:

Heart Failure
Course Introduction app
for iPhone® and iPad®

Test your knowledge of best practices in heart failure treatment by downloading this app.

Available on the App Store

No iPhone?
Try the Intro App on your computer.

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Take the full Online Course.

Lighten the Load

Reduce Readmissions: Early identification and treatment of decompensated heart failure are vital to improving patient outcomes and reducing heart failure associated readmissions. The Decompensated Heart Failure Program now includes an expanded section on readmission prevention strategies, including patient teach-back and care transitions to reduce hospital readmissions.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss prevalence data pertaining to heart failure.
  • Discuss factors that contribute to heart failure.
  • Evaluate presenting indications of acute decompensated heart failure.
  • Distinguish between the New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional and American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) classifications of heart failure.
  • Interpret diagnostic testing to make a differential diagnosis.
  • Apply the risk stratification of acute decompensated heart failure.
  • Discuss evidence-based management of acute decompensated heart failure.
  • List examples of the Hospital Quality Initiatives for best practices in the care of patients with heart failure.

Program Benefits

Contact us today to learn more about the MSC Decompensated Heart Failure Advanced Quality Program.