The Pharmacist Role in Improving Heart Failure Care Coordination

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Pharmacy Times, May 2019 Skin & Eye Health, Volume 85, Issue 5

FACULTY

Tracy E. Macaulay, PharmD, BCCP, AACC, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), Associate Clinical Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; Cardiovascular Clinician Pharmacist, UK HealthCare, Lexington, Kentucky

Kathleen D. Faulkenberg, PharmD, BCPS, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Clinical Pharmacist, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Analyze heart failure epidemiology and hospitalizations data
  • Examine the most up-to-date clinical guidelines for heart failure treatment
  • Investigate therapies for heart failure, including the clinical trial data for each treatment
  • Identify opportunities for pharmacists to intervene and improve transitions of care for patients with heart failure

TARGET AUDIENCE: Pharmacists

ACTIVITY TYPE: Application

RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE: May 15, 2020

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours

FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.