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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on chronic heart failure in adults

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on chronic heart failure in adults

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Format

Syllabus

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

March 25, 2016

Updated

November 4, 2016
This GP clinical guidance update module is part of the MIMS Learning Essentials learning programme. A subscription gives you 12 months access to regular updates on NICE and other clinical guidance to help keep your practice up to date.

Programme Description

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS9. Chronic heart failure in adults. February 2016.

Dr Ivan Benett describes how to implement the updated NICE quality standard on chronic heart failure in adults in primary care. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, what to do differently in your practice, areas of uncertainty relating to access to rehabilitation services and care at the end of life, new and upcoming treatments for chronic heart failure, and issues relating to multimorbidity.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, GPs and nurses will be better able to:
  • Recall what’s new and what’s relevant to them in the February 2016 NICE quality standard on chronic heart failure
  • Know what to do differently in practice in the light of the NICE quality standard
  • Identify people with symptoms, especially those with coronary disease or at high risk of disease, such as longstanding hypertension or diabetes
  • Carry out investigations and, if necessary, refer patients with suspected chronic heart failure promptly
  • Refer all patients with confirmed chronic heart failure for exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Ivan Benett
    GPSI cardiology
    Manchester
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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