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Gavin Hickey, MD, explains the epidemiology of advanced heart failure and presents patient cases. Dr. Hickey also reviews the current state of advanced heart failure in the community.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Recall the epidemiology of advanced heart failure
  • Describe cases illustrative of advanced heart failure patients
  • Explain the current state of advanced heart failure in the community

Disclosures

Dr. Hickey has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 6/17/2021 | Last Modified On: 6/17/2021 | Expires: 6/17/2022

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