Important information for anyone caring for someone living with heart disease from front line caregivers to family caregivers.
            
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A New Series from mmLearn.org 


Living with Heart Failure

Presenter: Beverly Tuomala, BSN, RN, CHFN,
Heart Failure Nurse Specialist

Important information for anyone caring for someone living with heart disease from front line caregivers to family caregivers. The presenter provides clear easy to understand information on how difficult it can be living with heart disease, what medical professionals can do to assist heart patients and help prevent hospital readmissions as well as what the patient can do to take care of themselves. 

Module 1: Identifying the Problem
What is heart failure? What causes it and how is it diagnosed? How can you better care for yourself or your loved one living with heart failure?

Module 2: Medications and Therapies
What medications and therapies are used to treat those living with heart failure and how do they work? 

Module 3: Sodium and Fluid Restriction
Why is sodium intake and fluid restriction so important to those living with heart failure? What are some tangible ways to reduce sodium and fluid intake?

Module 4: Putting It All Together 
This module includes a recap of the above modules and also gives you practical tips and ways to improve compliance when living with or caring for someone living with heart failure.

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