American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAHFN, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Implantable wireless device reduces all-cause, HF admissions

July 6, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An implantable wireless device, which measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate in patients with NYHA class III HF…
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VIDEO: More research needed to determine optimal strategies for reducing HF readmissions

July 5, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In this video, Nancy Albert, PhD, CNS, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses her presentation at the AAHFN Annual…
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VIDEO: Updated HF guidelines focus on ivabradine, sacubitril/valsartan

June 29, 2016
In this video, Nancy Albert, PhD, CNS, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses her presentation from the AAHFN Annual Meeting on the updated HF…
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VIDEO: President-elect discusses goals for AAHFN in 2016-2017

June 26, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – In this video, Cindy Bither, RN, MSN, ANP-C, ACNP-C, CHFN, discusses the goals she outlined in her address as…
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Recent trials evaluate medications, management strategies for HF

June 25, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Robin J. Trupp, PHD, ACNP-BC, CHFN, FAHA, of the University of Illinois, Chicago, reviewed recent studies in HF that…
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VIDEO: Understanding nurses’ role in reducing readmissions

June 25, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – In this video, Kim Newlin, RN, CNS, NP-C, FPCNA, of Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, Calif., discusses…
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Diuresis improves cognitive impairment in patients with HF

June 24, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Cognitive impairment in patients with HF may be improved with effective diuresis, according to the results of an oral…
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VIDEO: Advances in reducing readmissions lead to ‘really exciting time’ in HF

June 24, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – In this video, Kim Newlin, RN, CNS, NP-C, FPCNA, of Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, Calif., reviews…
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VIDEO: Role of low-sodium diet in patients with HF is ‘controversial’

June 23, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Az. – In this video, Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, discusses her presentation…
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VIDEO: Presidential address emphasizes ‘tremendous power’ of heart failure nurses

June 23, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Az. – In this video, Marilyn Prasun, RN, PhD, CCNS, CNL, FAHA, CHFN, of Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois and the…