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Emotional Wellness in Heart Failure and the Caregiver Challenge

Date: December 16, 2019

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET, Nasrien E. Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FHFSA, a board certified cardiologist in the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Section within the Division of Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, will present a webinar on behalf of the Heart Failure Society of America entitled Emotional Wellness in Heart Failure and the Caregiver Challenge. This webinar will discuss the various moods that may affect a heart failure patient, how to recognize mood changes, when to seek help and the treatment options available. The caregiver is an important part of the well-being of the heart failure patient. This presentation will also address the important role a caregiver plays, the challenges and rewards of caregiving, the importance of self-care, and finding support when needed.

Learning Objectives:

The goal is to educate and empower patients with heart failure so that they can discuss and recognize mood changes and know when to seek help. The presentation also educates caregivers who play an important part in the well-being of the heart failure patient, and discusses the challenges and rewards of caregiving, the importance of self-care, and knowing when to seek additional support.

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