Heart Failure: What’s New? What’s Coming?

Heart Failure: What’s New? What’s Coming?
In the past 6 years, a number of new therapies have become available for patients with heart failure. Two that have had a great impact on clinical practice are the angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor, sacubitril/valsartan, and more recently, the SGLP-2 inhibitors.

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Rethinking Rhythm Control in AF: Sooner Rather than Later?

ESC 4 Trial Results
One of the several noteworthy trials presented at the virtual ESC Congress was the EAST-AFNET 4NET 4 trial, which was published concurrently in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Learn from the Best

Featured K2P Faculty

Rick A. Nishimura

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Peter Libby

Brigham and Women's Hospital

April Christensen

Palliative Medicine physician with special interest in medical education

Featured Education

Cardiac Amyloidosis

Cardio-Renal Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors

Professional Organizations

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

National Organization of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NOCNS)

American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN)

Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)

American College of Cardiology (ACC)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Heart Failure Society of American (HFSA)

Heart Rhythm Society (HRS)


Selected Bibliography

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Kopf RS, Watts PI, Meyer ES, Moss JA. A Competency-Based Curriculum for Critical Care Nurse Practitioners’ Transition to Practice. Am J Crit Care. 2018 Sep;27(5):398-406.

LeFlore JL, Thomas PE. Educational Changes to Support Advanced Practice Nursing Education. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2016 Jul-Sep;30(3):187-90.

Morgan P, Sanchez M, Anglin L, Rana R, Butterfield R, Everett CM. Emerging practices in onboarding programs for PAs and NPs. JAAPA. 2020 Mar;33(3):40-46.

Rodgers GP, Linderbaum JA, Pearson DD, et al. 2020 ACC Clinical Competencies for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine: A Report of the ACC Competency Management Committee. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 May 19;75(19):2483-2517.

Simone S, McComiskey CA, Andersen B. Integrating Nurse Practitioners Into Intensive Care Units. Crit Care Nurse. 2016 Dec;36(6):59-69.