The Optimal Medical Therapy in Heart Failure Certificate Program (OMT-HF) is an assessment-based certificate program that recognizes the critical role that non-heart failure specialists play in optimal medical therapy (OMT) for patients with heart failure, and seeks to help them develop the skills needed to assess the condition of patients with heart failure and apply practical aspects of optimal medical management, specifically focused on heart failure medications, from initiation to titration to target doses to optimal management overtime.
Non-heart failure specialist providers who prescribe and routinely manage heart failure medications. This includes healthcare providers (with prescribing privileges) who manage patients with heart failure, including Physicians (general cardiologists, hospitalists, and family practice physicians/internists who treat patients with heart failure but were not heart failure specialists), nurse practitioners (NPs) who manage patients with HF, and physician assistants (PAs) who manage patients with HF. It also includes non-prescribing health care professionals who are involved in medical management of heart failure, such as clinical pharmacists, nurses, or case managers.
The OMT-HF Certificate Program is estimated to launch in mid-2021. Sign up below to stay up-to-date on program announcements and launch dates.