Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


Congestive Heart Failure isn't an acute condition by itself.  CHF is the result of either long term issues or an acute onset cardiac or pulmonary emergency.  Learn the types of CHF and how each presents.  What can the EMT do in an acute emergency?


Alabama 0.5 hrs 17-R1-0031, 18-R1-9100, 19-R1-9100, 20-R1-9100, 21-R1-9100, 22-R1-9100, 23-R1-9100

  • Identify congestive heart failure
  • Review the types of Heart Failure
  • Analyze appropriate and inappropriate treatments for CHF

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