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Understanding Restraints & Alternatives

Course Syllabus

This course offers nurse aides a basic review of congestive heart failure, including a description of the disease, CHF causes, treatments for CHF, and important facts about the disease. It also includes tips for working with clients who have CHF and additional resources for employees who would like to know more about the disease.


Identify the structures and functions of the heart involved in CHF.
List at least three things that can cause CHF.
Describe three symptoms of congestive heart failure.
Identify three unhealthy lifestyle choices and describe the benefit of eliminating them.
Identify two ways you can help your client relieve stress and fatigue.

Audio: No
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s) CE
Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

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    Course Code: ITK1040193

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-550054; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036