Chronic Disease Management in Long-term Care: Heart Failure

Held April 24 at 10:00 am (EDT) via webinar. To view the webinar recording click here

This session provided specific information for the Long Term Care (LTC) environment with a focus on effective chronic disease management that can lessen care requirements and promote comfort and quality of life for those living with chronic disease in any setting. This session may be particularly important for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and others caring for individuals living with heart failure during COVID-19 outbreaks.

Dr. George Heckman, Geriatrician, Schlegel Research Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, presents an interactive session about ways to help older adults living with chronic disease manage their conditions, using heart failure as an example. Upon completion of this one-hour session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the steps of chronic disease management
  2. Understand how specialists could provide support to Long Term Care medical teams.

View the webinar recording here

Download the presentation slides here


Core Heart Team HF Management Model

Core Heart Team HF Zones Tool

Core Heart Team Admissions Tool

Core Heart Team New or Worsening HF Identification Process

Core Heart Team ANEWLEAF Pocket Cards

Prescribing Algorithms and Pharmacotherapy Troubleshooting Guides

Core Heart Team SBAR

Core Heart Team Weights Monitoring Poster