Learning Objectives

1. Review pertinent new findings targeting the prevention of heart failure;
2. Describe the evaluation and treatment approach to various cardiomyopathies including those which are heritable;
3. Describe critical concepts related to the management of cardiorenal syndrome;
4. Identify the approaches used in different heart failure syndromes such as preserved ejection fraction, reduced and recovered ejection fraction;
5. Recognize the key diagnostic and treatment nuances associated with restrictive cardiac physiology;
6. Describe the surgical and percutaneous options for patients with heart failure and valvular heart disease;
7. Describe the current state of cardiooncology, especially with respect to the failing heart;
8. Debate the various options for acute mechanical  circulatory support;
9. Summarize the approach to developing a  multidisciplinary heart failure program;
10. Explain the pros and cons to the current heart failure reduction readmission program including potential unintended consequences;
11. Describe special effects of heart failure syndromes on brain behavior and cognition;
12. Explore emerging trends in the digital era including how to leverage these technologies and incorporate them into your heart failure program;
13. Describe the key considerations when managing fluids, electrolytes, and nutrition in the heart failure patient;
14. Explore various surgical and interventional therapies for heart failure; and
15. Describe the controversies and usage of ICDs in patients with heart failure.