Heart Failure Nursing Certification Core Curriculum Review (Revised 2nd Edition)
The Heart Failure Nursing Certification Core Curriculum Review ( Revised 2nd edition) is a comprehensive guide for all nurses who provide care to patients with heart failure. Using the most recent guidelines and evidence-based data, the Core Curriculum Review 2nd edition outlines the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for heart failure patients. Content includes:
•Assessment of the heart failure disease process, history, diagnostic testing and physical findings
•Pharmacologic treatment, device therapy and advanced therapies for chronic and acutely decompensated heart failure
•Discussion of co-morbid conditions that affect heart failure patients
•End of life and palliative care concepts
•Systems for quality improvement and transitioning patients from one setting to another
Each chapter includes updated study questions for self-review and resources for further reading. The Heart Failure Nursing Certification Core Curriculum Review is the official study guide for the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses certification exam.