CME: Utilization of Heart Failure Clinic to Reduce Hospitalizations, Improve Heart Failure Treatment and Patient Outcomes
Program at 6:15 p.m.
Sun Moon Kim, M.D.
Dr. Kim received his medical degree and completed his internship at St. George’s University School of Medicine in the West Indies. He completed his residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and his Fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY and Structural Heart Disease at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. He is certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, and is currently with FirstHealth of the Carolinas, in Pinehurst, NC.
Dinah Welch, PhD, FNP-BC, MPH
Dr. Welch completed her BSN, MSN, FNP and PhD at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She also completed her Master in Public Health at the University of Florida. She is currently the director and the advanced practice practitioner for the FirstHealth Heart Failure Clinic in Pinehurst, NC.
• Identify benefits of Heart Failure Clinic.
• Discuss the goals of the FirstHealth Heart Failure Clinic.
• Identify patients who can benefit the most with participation in Heart Failure Clinic.
• Discuss the benefits of utilizing evidence based or guideline directed medical therapy to optimize patient care and improve outcomes from admission to post-discharge follow-up.
All physicians and other interested health care professionals.
Gap to be Filled:
Knowledge of pathways that can provide more effective and efficient care for CHF patients.
Goals of this Live Activity:
Optimal outcomes for CHF patients.