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Heart Failure: Cause (HEFAC)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Heart Failure: Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. More than one in four Americans has some type of cardiovascular disease that can eventually lead to heart failure (HF), the inability of the heart to pump a sufficient amount of blood into the blood vessels. Many of these diseases have common risk factors and an interrelated pathogenesis. Despite recent therapeutic advances, heart failure is the only major cardiovascular disorder that is increasing in incidence and prevalence.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

The Heart Failure: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Occurrence and Impact
6. Progress Check

7. Objectives
8. Types of Heart Failure
9. The Frank-Starling Mechanism
10. Compensating Mechanisms
11. Autonomic Response
12. Underlying Conditions
13. Progress Check

14. Summary



Describe the pathophysiology of heart failure.
Identify the morbidity and mortality associated with heart failure.
Describe the economic impact of heart failure.
Define heart failure and describe its types and causes.
Describe the Frank-Starling Mechanism in a normal heart and a failing heart.
Discuss compensatory mechanisms that are initiated in response to heart failure.
Explain the role of the autonomic nervous system in heart failure.
List some underlying conditions that may lead to heart failure.

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