A Nurse-Led Heart Failure Education Program to Improve Knowledge and Self-Care and Reduce 30-Day Readmission
Repository Posting Date2017-07-27T17:11:23Z
Author DetailsMartha Sissay Awoke, MSN, Department Case Management, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA; Diana Lyn Baptiste, DNP, MSN, Department of Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNu Beta
Level of EvidenceN/A
Standardized heart failure education programs focused on increasing knowledge and self-care behaviors have been known to improve symptom management. In this presentation, we will discuss the implementation of a nurse-led education program that evaluated knowledge, self-care, and readmissions for individuals living with heart failure.