Heart Failure in Primary Care (Study Day)

Who is it for?

This study day is suitable for first level registered nurses working in primary care settings.

Overview of content:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Presentation and investigations
  • Current management – pharmacological and non-pharmacological
  • End of life care

What is it about?

This study day provides an update on the current management of heart failure (HF). The course content will include; Pathophysiology in cardiac failure – a brief introduction to the physiological changes taking place in heart failure, Epidemiology – an overview of incidence, prevalence, and prognosis in HF and presentation and investigations – the clinical features of HF and the role of common investigations. The study day will also cover pharmacological management – an introduction to the drugs used in HF, Non-pharmacological management – care and management options and end of life care.

How does it enhance practice?

Nurses update their skills in caring for patients with heart failure in primary care settings.

Course Structure:

1 x day study day 09.30 - 16.00

Upcoming dates:

To be confirmed

Application and Funding

To apply for this course, please select the "apply" link at the top right of this page. For information on funding options please see here.

If successful in your application for the course you will receive a confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.

Tuition Fees

For details of current tuition fees for self funded or sponsored applicants please click here.

Programme Leader/Contact Name:

Debbie Limb

Tel: 0114 222 2050; Email : d.c.limb@sheffield.ac.uk

Admissions/Support Officer:

Deborah Reid

Tel: 0114 222 2037; Email: snm-admin@sheffield.ac.uk