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Look below for available webinars sponsored by Abbott.


Webinar: Advanced Heart Failure: The Clock is Ticking, When is the Right Time for Mechanical Circulatory Support?

Released: August 2020

Keyword(s): MCS, Adv HF, mechanical circulatory support

Webinar Details

This webinar will discuss the role of clinicians in managing patients along the heart failure continuum. Our expert panel will review key indicators in assessing the progression of heart failure and assisting with the decision-making of when mechanical circulatory support should be considered.

Speaker(s):

Howard Eisen, MD
Medical Director
Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cardiac Transplant and Advanced Heart Failure Program
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
Hershey, PA

Melana Yuzefpolskaya, MD
Associate Medical Director
Cardiac Assist Device Program
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

John Rickard, MD, MPH
Director, CRT-HF Clinic
Electrophysiologist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Garrick Stewart, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston, MA

Audience: Healthcare professionals who manage the care of heart failure patients.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the clinical gap in advanced heart failure
  • Gain insights on the benefits of a multidisciplinary heart failure team
  • Identify the vital role of community clinicians in patient access to left ventricular assist device therapy
  • Recognize the elements to increase patient access to advanced heart failure therapy
  • Apply best practices for explaining treatment options to patients and caregivers
  • Learn how the Abbott Heart Failure Portfolio can be incorporated into the management of heart failure patients

Cost: Complementary to all learners, HFSA members and non-members.*

*To download a webinar, users must create an account or have an existing account with the HFSA Learning Center to access the webinar. 


Disclaimer: The content in this webinar represents the beliefs of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the views of Abbott or HFSA. 

The activity “Advanced Heart Failure: The Clock is Ticking, When is the Right Time for Mechanical Circulatory Support?” is not sponsored or endorsed by the HFSA. The webinar is not offered in the HFSA-accredited continuing education catalog; therefore, it is ineligible for continuing education units. No committee members or representatives of the HFSA have been involved in the planning of this activity.

Webinar: Remote Management: Maintaining High Quality Heart Failure Care in a New Virtual World

Released: August 2020

Keyword(s): Pulmonary artery, PA pressure, remote management

Webinar Details

The expert panel will review innovative strategies related to heart failure management. Through sharing best practices and case study examples, they will discuss the importance of pulmonary artery (PA) pressure remote monitoring of heart failure patients.

Speaker(s):

Kunjan Bhatt, MD
Heart Failure Cardiologist
Austin Heart
Heart Hospital of Austin
Austin, TX

Rita Jermyn, MD
Medical Director
Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics
St. Francis Hospital
Long Island, NY

Andrew Sauer, MD
Medical Director
Center for Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplantation
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Audience: Healthcare professionals who manage the care of heart failure patients.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify best practices for remote monitoring and telemedicine in the clinical management of heart failure patients.
  • Discuss the benefits of remote monitoring with the CardioMEMS™ HF System for preserved ejection fraction and cardiac resynchronization therapy non responder patients.
  • Understand the use of PA pressure thresholds to ensure efficient remote patient monitoring.
  • Learn the benefits of a collaborative, cross functional heart failure team.

Cost: Complementary to all learners, HFSA members and non-members.*

*To download a webinar, users must create an account or have an existing account with the HFSA Learning Center to access the webinar. 


Disclaimer: The content in this webinar represents the beliefs of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the views of Abbott or HFSA. 

The activity “Remote Management: Maintaining High Quality Heart Failure Care in a New Virtual World” is not sponsored or endorsed by the HFSA. The webinar is not offered in the HFSA-accredited continuing education catalog; therefore, it is ineligible for continuing education units. No committee members or representatives of the HFSA have been involved in the planning of this activity.

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