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How to use the subject guide: read the resource related to each of the learning outcomes; identify any gaps in your clinical practice; adapt your clinical practice according to your new learning in consultation with your supervisor

 

Learning outcomes > resource

 

On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:

Be aware of current guidelines on chronic heart failure > http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/Chronic_Heart_Failure_Guidelines_2011.pdf

Investigate and manage chronic heart failure > http://www.australiandoctor.com.au/cmspages/getfile.aspx?guid=1c7b3ed8-24b2-49bf-8151-58948d20221d

Educate patients and utilise a team approach to manage chronic heart failure > http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/Living-well-with-chronic-heart-failure.pdf

Understand the pharmacological treatment of chronic heart failure > http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/nps-news/2011/improving-treatment-of-systolic-heart-failure

 

Points to consider: 

At what stage would you consider end-of-life discussions with someone with chronic heart failure? 

 

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