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'Living with Heart Failure' Educational Series - Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute

August 11, 2017

HARTFORD – Touchpoints Rehab at Bloomfield and Manchester are proud members of the Saint Francis Hospital - Trinity Health New Englend Post-Acute Care Network (PACN). As such we admit and care for patients in the network, including and especially patients with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). Learn more about Touchpoints’ signature CHF Rehabilitation Program by clicking here.

Saint Francis Hospital, in conjunction with its Hoffman Heart Institute is holding an educational series, taught by esteemed members of their staff, for patients with CHF and their families. The sessions are listed below as is contact information to register. All Sessions are held in Hoffman Heart, located on the 2nd floor of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, near the visitor parking garage (garage parking will be validated).

Sessions are free, but registration is required.

To register, call 1-877-STFRANCIS (1-877-783-7262)

Or visit www.stfranciscare.com

Session 1: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Taking Control When You Have Heart Failure

Presenters:  Dr. Nitya Sthalekar


Session 2: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 – 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Eating Right with Heart Failure

Presenter: Victoria Murno


Session 3: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Using Medications in the Treatment of Heart Failure

Presenter:  Amanda Williams


Session 4: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 1:30 - 2:30 pm

How Can Exercise Help with Heart Failure and How to Make the Best Use of Your Energy

Presenters:  Claire Karwacki-Marugg and Melanie Henry


Session 5: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Learning to Adapt to a Life with Heart Failure

Presenters: Sharon O’Brien and Dr. Gonzalez-Restrepo