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2014-02-12 23:04:01

AAHFN Encourages Patient Education to Help Avoid Early Readmission Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is reminding healthcare providers to take the time to teach patients and promote healthy lifestyles to individuals living with heart failure, in order to avoid early hospital readmission. The year-long campaign that encourages patients to “keep your heart at home” kicked off earlier this week, in honor of Heart Failure...

2013-08-08 23:02:56

AAHFN promotes awareness of heart failure readmissions, rewards members for assisting patients with managing their disease. Mount Laurel, N.J. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is pleased to announce the winners of the 30-Day Readmission Award. The award recognizes heart failure (HF) treatment programs that have shown exceptional performance in the management of heart failure patients through significant reduction in patients’ readmission...

2012-09-10 02:29:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) opened today at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The program will feature presentations and seminars on the latest issues and treatments from leading heart failure experts. At this year's conference, HFSA and the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) will release a joint statement regarding the role of nursing in the...

2012-06-20 06:26:41

Annual Meeting, Chicago, June 28-30; New Data, Certification & Keynote Addresses MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAHFN 8(th) Annual Conference, June 28-30 at the Sheraton Chicago, Chicago, IL (www.aahfn2012conference.com) is recognized as the premier meeting in Heart Failure Nursing. Crucial new scientific & clinical information will be presented and will feature three keynote addresses. 6/28/12: Fire Up Your Life! - Donna...

2012-06-08 10:23:13

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAHFN's 8th Annual Conference, June 28-30 at the Sheraton Chicago (www.aahfn2012conference.com) is recognized as the premier meeting in Heart Failure Nursing. It's planned to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses, inpatient & outpatient nurses, home health nurses, cardiac/HF administrators, clinical directors, physician assistants, and dieticians who are interested in heart failure patient care. Crucial new scientific...

2012-05-02 10:26:12

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN), along with the American Nurses Association (ANA), celebrates National Nurses Week May 6 - 12, 2012, with RN Recognition Day spotlighted on May 6, 2012. Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America's 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year's theme is "Nurses: Advocating,...

2012-04-19 06:26:42

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) announced the release of the Heart Failure Nursing Certification: Core Curriculum Review. This is the official study guide for AAHFN's certification exam. The publication is also a valuable resource for all nurses who provide care to patients with heart failure. Using guidelines and evidence-based data, the Core Curriculum Review outlines the process of planning,...

2012-02-09 09:15:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) celebrates Heart Failure Awareness Week, February 12 - 18, 2012. Heart failure is a common and complex syndrome that affects nearly five million Americans of all ages, though it's more prevalent in the elderly where it remains the #1 cause for hospitalizations in the Medicare population. Over 400,000 new cases of heart failure will be diagnosed in the next year....

2011-06-22 16:41:00

SEATTLE, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN): EVENT: 7th ANNUAL AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF HEART FAILURE NURSES CONFERENCE DATE: Thursday, June 23 - Saturday, June 25, 2011 LOCATION: Seattle Westin Hotel, 1900 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA DETAILS: The AAHFN 7th Annual Conference (www.aahfn2011conference.com) is recognized as the premier meeting in the field of Heart Failure Nursing. It is...

2011-06-09 12:01:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAHFN 7th Annual Conference is recognized as the premier meeting in the field of Heart Failure Nursing. It is planned to meet the needs of nurses, advanced practice nurses, inpatient nurses, outpatient nurses, home health nurses, cardiac/HF administrators, clinical directors, physician assistants, dieticians, etc. who are interested in heart failure patient care. Throughout the three-day conference vital data and crucial...