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Heart Failure: Self-care to Success: Development and evaluation of a program toolkit

Bryant, Rebecca DNP, FNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000520833.22030.d0
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Abstract: The Heart Failure: Self-care to Success toolkit was developed to assist NPs in empowering patients with heart failure (HF) to improve individual self-care behaviors. This article details the evolution of this toolkit for NPs, its effectiveness with patients with HF, and recommendations for future research and dissemination strategies.

Rebecca Bryant is an assistant professor at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

The author would like to thank Phyllis Gaspar at Toledo University and Tracy Brewer at Wright State University for their collegial and professional encouragement to publish this toolkit.

The author has disclosed the following financial relationships related to this article: Grants from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse Association.

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