Heart Failure Enhanced Diuresis Protocol

Practitioners will be better able to select patients who would benefit from enhanced diuretic-driven protocols to improve outcomes and implement protocols successfully. This course also includes a detailed review of the enhanced diuresis Power Plans (Emergency Department vs. Inpatient/Observation).

Evidence-based Clinical Care (EBCC) Note: Physicians should bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All algorithms will be available on CERNER.

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine Physicians, Cardiologists and Hospitalists.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify potential patients who meet criteria to utilize the heart failure enhanced diuretic-driven protocol.
  • Risk-stratify patients for the heart failure enhanced diuretic-driven protocol based on specific exclusion criteria.
  • Utilize the heart failure enhanced diuretic-driven protocol with well-documented reasons for variance.
  • Execute an appropriate emergency department disposition for discharge, observation or inpatient status.
  • Select the appropriate Power Plan based on the area of practice (i.e., emergency department vs. inpatient/observation).
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Ellison, D. H., & Felker, G. M. (2017). Diuretic treatment in heart failure. New England Journal of Medicine, 377(20), 1964-1975.
Resources: 

How to save power plans (EBCC order sets) to your favorites on CERNER? Click here to access video tutorial.​

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/01/2018
Course expires: 
07/01/2019

Antony A. Farias, M.D.
Nephrologist
Baptist, Homestead, South Miami and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Antony A. Farias, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2018
Course expires: 
07/01/2019
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