PCHF London course

Module 2: Different Forms of Heart Failure (15 CME Credits) (PCHF02)


Description
This course contains video recordings of the live lectures from the Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure (PCHF) London 2019-2020. Topics include:
HF encompasses HFrEF, HFmrEF and HFpEF according to the classification of the ESC guidelines. Focus on HFpEF, diagnostic procedures and treatments. Comorbidities linked to HFpEF, including dyspnoea, sleep disturbances, depression, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, iron deficiency, atrial fibrillation, gender aspects.
Different forms of cardiomyopathies, diagnostic techniques and treatments, cardiac amyloidosis. Practical imaging sessions with patient cases in Echo, CMR, CT and Nuclear/PET.

The successful completion of this module awards 15 CME Credits (ECMEC®s).

Content
  • Learning Objectives
  • Course overview (Faculty, Structure, Assessment, Certificate)
  • Session 1 - Classification & HFpEF (3 ECMEC®s)
  • Classification of HF according to the ESC guidelines | A. Voors
  • Mechanisms of systolic and diastolic dysfunctions | B. Pieske
  • What is HFpEF? | B. Pieske
  • Imaging of HFpEF | J.J. Bax
  • Treatment of HFpEF: what works? | M. Packer
  • List of Publications - Session 1
  • Quiz Session 1
  • Session 2 - Comorbidities (3 ECMEC®s)
  • Gender aspects in HF | E. Prescott
  • Diabetes | J. McMurray
  • Obesity | M. Packer
  • Sleep apnoea | A. Vazir
  • List of Publications - Session 2
  • Quiz Session 2
  • Session 3 - Workshop: HFpEF & Comorbidities (3 ECMEC®s)
  • Is there a personalized treatment of HFpEF? | J. McMurray
  • How to assess sleep apnoea | A. Vazir
  • How to perform right heart cath: Cathis RHC Simulator | S. Rosenkranz
  • Iron deficiency | C. Angermann
  • Atrial Fibrillation | D. Kotecha
  • Hypertension | F. Paneni
  • List of Publications - Session 3
  • Quiz Session 3
  • Session 4 - Cardiomyopathies (3 ECMEC®s)
  • Cardiomyopathies – an overview | B. Meder
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathies | A. Pantazis
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathies | J. Mogensen
  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy | A. Pantazis
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathies | B. Meder
  • List of Publications - Session 4
  • Quiz Session 4
  • Session 5 - Cardiac Amyloidosis (3 ECMEC®s)
  • Recognition and prevalence | C. Rapezzi
  • Diagnostic techniques | A. Wechalekar
  • List of Publications - Session 5
  • Quiz Session 5
  • Course Evaluation
  • Course Evaluation Questionnaire
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Quiz Session 1, Quiz Session 2, Quiz Session 3, Quiz Session 4, Quiz Session 5, Course Evaluation Questionnaire"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever