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General Meeting: "Chronic Heart Failure"

  • February 09, 2023
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Ferris State University College of Pharmacy (GRx Campus), 25 Michigan St NE, Suite 7000, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • 27


  • Members may attend for free

Registration is closed

Presented by:


ACPE # Pending

First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Thursday, February 9, 2023

Successful completion of this activity counts as Live ACPE CE.


Cassandra Falk, PharmD, MPH

PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident

Trinity Health

5:30 - 6:30 PM - Board Meeting

6:30 - 7:30 PM - CE Presentation

Organizer: Tara McAlpine, PharmD

Wayfinding Info: Park in the 25 Michigan Street ramp (use Parking Entrance 1 or 3).  Parking will be validated at the event for attendees.

Requirements for successful completion of credit: Attendees will need to submit a provided CE Activity Code code within 12 hours of the activity in order to check-in for the activity. They will then have 30 days to log-in to their WMed Profile to complete the evaluation form and receive credit.

We recommend that you create a WMed account before attending one of our meetings.  Please see our Help Page for detailed instructions on creating a WMed account and claiming your CE credits.

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
  1. Classify the extent of a patient's heart failure using the AHA/ACC HF Staging System and/or NYHA Functional Classification System.
  2. Identify mechanisms of action and common adverse effects of drug classes utilized to manage heart failure.
  3. Examine patient medication regimens for opportunities to optimize HFrEF and HFpEF therapy.
  4. Describe the impact certain medications have on mortality and HF hospitalizations based on clinical trial results.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit amount subject to change.

Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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