Free CE-accredited Webinar for Nurse Practitioners!
The Role of the Nurse Practitioner in Identifying and Managing Hyponatremia in Heart Failure Patients
Wednesday, May 3rd — 12:00 pm EST
K. Melissa Smith, DNP, ANP-BC
Adult Nurse Practitioner,
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
This webinar will outline the major underlying causes of hyponatremia in Heart Failure (HF) patients, the 2013 EPR guidelines and differential algorithms for diagnosis, the safety and efficacy of current treatment options, and the complexities of HF to take into consideration when individualizing treatment. The vital role of the nurse practitioner will also be discussed to demonstrate the benefits of different perspectives in the diagnosis and treatment of these patients. Finally, experts will provide clinicians with the ability to integrate diagnostic strategies into clinical practice and select treatment options for HF patients with hyponatremia in order to optimize patient outcomes.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Recognize hyponatremia high risk patients including those with HF
- Articulate the role of the Nurse Practitioner in the identification, management of patients with hyponatremia
- Select treatment options for hyponatremia in patients with HF based on the efficacy and safety of available therapies and individual patient profiles
- Explain how to manage patients with hypervolemic and euvolemic hyponatremia, inclusive of safe and effective use of indicated medical interventions
- Describe how to implement strategies that may reduce hospitalization and readmission, such as adherence to therapy, appropriate discharge instructions in HF patients at high risk for developing hyponatremia
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
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To receive credit, participants must complete the online pre-assessment questions, view the webinar in its entirety, and complete the post-assessment and activity evaluation form. Once this is done, participants can request their credit. All participants must request credit before May 18, 2017. CE credit will not be issued after this date.
Global Education Group is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 110121. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.0 hours of pharmacology). Activity ID# 2289L.
This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.
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