J. Herbert Patterson, PharmD, FCCP, FHFSA

Professor of Pharmacy and Executive Vice Chair,

Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

Research Professor of Medicine

University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Chapel Hill, NC

November 15, 2018
1:00PM EST

Goal Statement

Differentiate key aspects of heart failure presentation and treatment between men and women to enable pharmacists to provide individualized treatment recommendations and supportive care.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Employ guideline-directed medical therapy consistent with the 2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA heart failure guidelines and other evidence to reduce the burden of heart failure

Compare and contrast heart failure characteristics and management between men and women

Apply heart failure guidelines toward medical therapy and supportive care in women with heart failure

Credits: 1.0 hour (0.10 ceu)

Activity Type: Application

Duration: 60 minutes

Location: From the convenience of your home or business; accessible via both PC and MAC

Fee: There is no fee for this educational activity

Who should participate: Pharmacists


Introduction (5 minutes)

Presentation with Case Studies (45 minutes)

Conclusions & Question & Answer Session (10 minutes)

How to Earn Credit 
Participants must attend and participate in the entire live educational activity and complete the evaluation form directly after the event with a maximum of within 60 days of participating in the activity.

Required Computer Hardware/Software  Please ensure the computer system you plan to use meets the following minimum requirements:

Operating System: Windows 98 or higher & Macintosh 2.2 or higher

Internet Browser (Mac &/ Windows): Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0.6 or higher, Firefox 3.0.3 or higher & Opera 5 or higher

Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible

Peripherals: Computer speakers or headphones

Monitor Screen Resolution: 320 x 480 or higher

Media Viewing Requirements: Adobe Reader, Microsoft PowerPoint, Flash Player & HTML5

Accreditation Statements

Pharmacy: Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

UAN: 0430-0000-18-053-L01-P

This educational activity is sponsored by Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC (PHE) and supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.