EM2105D "It's not always about the heart: A Gerocentric Approach to Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction" (IM GR-051421)
The purpose of this course is to inform the audience about the pathophysiology of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and its manifestation as a geriatric syndrome.
UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Understand the contribution of low exercise capacity and age-related accelerated fitness decline toward development of HFpEF
- Understand the prevalence of prognostic implications of frailty and comorbidity burden in HFpEF
- Understand the role of exercise training in improving exercise capacity in patients with HFpEF
Ambarish Pandey, M.D., MSCS
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology
- 1.00 AMA