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On-Demand Heart Failure Accreditation Webinars

Key aspects of Heart Failure Accreditation and related topics are shared in the webinars that our Heart Failure service line specialist has presented and are now available as on-demand recordings. Guest physicians or other clinical professionals have often served as co-presenters on these topical webinars.

View Time: 15:34 minutes

Presenter: Liza St. Clair, MS, BSN, RN, CPHQ, AACC, Clinical Product Manager for Heart Failure Accreditation

What's Covered: This presentation introduces the new enhancements associated with ACC's Heart Failure (HF) Accreditation. Learning objectives include: stating the case for HF Accreditation; designation requirements; improved efficiency for data collection and submission, and enhanced features for reaccrediting facilities. An explanation of the yearly payment model is also discussed.

Presenter: Dr. Javier A Sala Mercado, Instituto Modelo de Cardiologia, Cardoba, Argentina

What's Covered: 
Dr. Mercado discusses how achieving ACC Heart Failure Accreditation resulted in better patient outcomes.  

Note: This video is an excerpt of a 2021 ACC Quality Summit presentation

Presenter: Kate Malish, PharmD, Clinical Quality Advisor for NCDR Registries

What's Covered: 
This presentation provides guidance for prescribing Guideline Directed Medical Therapy for Heart Failure Patients.

Presenter: Liza St. Clair, MS, BSN, RN, CPHQ, AACC, Clinical Product Manager for Heart Failure Accreditation

What's Covered: This presentation introduces the benefits of Heart Failure Accreditation with Outpatient Services designation. This is a recording of a 2020 ACC Quality Summit presentation.

What's Covered: Kismet Rasmusson, DNP, FNP-BC, FAHA, CHFN , of the Intermountain Heart Institute presents "The Beginnings of Heart Failure: Identify and Mitigate Risk."

This presentation is meant to serve as informative information about Heart Failure awareness and prevention. Learning objective include:

  • How to identify the characteristics associated with the stages of Heart Failure. (Particular focus will be placed on stages A-B.)
  • How to help patients identify their own risk factors for developing Heart Failure and ways to reduce their risk.


A Relevant Heart Failure Accreditation Champion Story

Georgetown Community Hospital's Cardiovascular Accreditation Coordinator, Director of Cardiovascular Services & Accreditation, and Heart Failure Medical Director explain why they depend upon ACC's Heart Failure Accreditation program to help them meet their community's health care needs.

Georgetown Community Hospital is located in Georgetown, KY.

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