Chapter 1

Introduction to heart failure

This chapter introduces the different types of heart failure, performing a history and physical exam, and ordering diagnostic tests.
9 Lessons (31m 15s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

Causes of heart failure

This chapter explains how common health conditions and cardiomyopathies cause heart failure.
  • Identifying ischemic heart disease
  • Recognizing common underlying causes
  • Introducing cardiomyopathies
  • Causes of heart failure quiz
4 Lessons (13m 48s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

Managing chronic stable heart failure

Here, the stages of heart failure are covered and treatment options for stages A through C are detailed.
  • Identifying stages of heart failure
  • Treating stages A and B HFrEF
  • Treating stage C HFrEF
  • Considering additional medications in HFrEF
  • Addressing comorbities with HFrEF
  • Treating HFpEF
  • Handling follow-up appointments
  • Managing chronic stable heart failure quiz
8 Lessons (28m 43s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Managing advanced heart failure

In this chapter, we explain how to manage patients with advanced heart failure and how to treat episodes of acute decompensated heart failure.
  • Identifying stage D HFrEF
  • Recognizing acute decompensated heart failure
  • Evaluating acute decompensated heart failure
  • Using intravenous medications
  • Preparing patients for discharge
  • Exploring other treatments
  • Managing advanced heart failure quiz
  • Medical Treatment of Heart Failure outro
8 Lessons (23m 27s), 1 Quiz