Advanced Course In Heart Failure

Open Courses
Evening Classes
Language of Teaching
Faculty / School
Faculdade de Medicina e Ciências Biomédicas
Area of Studies
Science and Health Technologies
This course aims to respond to the need to improve the knowledge and management of a pathology with very marked growth in developed societies.


  • HF epidemiology
  • Pathophysiology of HF
  • Primary diagnosis of HF
  • Comorbidities of HF
  • Specific diagnosis of HF
  • Pharmacological treatment of HFpEF
  • Pharmacological treatment of HFpEFd/i
  • Non-pharmacological HF treatment - Devices
  • Non-pharmacological treatment of HF - Heart transplantation
  • Non-pharmacological HF treatment - Physical exercise
  • Extra HF treatments - Comorbidities
  • Acute HF
  • HF seen from the non-cardiologist's perspective: general medicine, nursing and
  • Nephrology
  • Clinical Cases - Acute HF
  • Clinical Cases - Chronic HF

Operating Mode

  • The course, with a duration of 12 weeks, will function in an after-labor regime, from March 11 to June 24, 2022
  • Classes may be given in person or in virtual format, requiring access to a computer and internet connection on the part of the candidates

Tuition and Fees 2021/2022

Registration Fee and School Insurance: 10 euros

General Public: 350 euros

ABC member: 200 euros

Students of UAlg: 90 euros (limited to the number of places available)

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