Caregiving For Patients With Heart Failure: Impact On Patient's Families
Boyoung Hwang, Kirsten E. Fleischmann, Jill Howie-Esquivel, Nancy A. Stotts, and Kathleen A. Dracup
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify a positive and a negative effect of caregiving on the lives of family members who provide care to patients with heart failure.
  • Describe 2 tools used in the study to determine patient characteristics.
  • Discuss the effect social support and perceived control can have on caregiver perceptions of self-esteem.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1120062
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: B
Test Expires: 11/1/2015


Caregiving For Patients With Heart Failure: Impact On Patient's Families

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