After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1.Define the standards of practice in relation to the care of the patient undergoing cardiac and vascular surgeries.
2. Describe the pathophysiology and treatment of the patient with advanced heart failure.
3. Describe the nursing interventions associated with the patient who has advanced heart failure. 


Carol Lynn MSN RN BC-CV
Clinical Nurse Educator
Baystate Medical Center 

David Bennett BSN RN BC-CV
Clinical Nurse Heart Failure
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.                                                                                

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
01/23/2023 - 8:30am to 12:30pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours

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