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How Can Using the Stop Light Tool Help Manage Your Congestive Heart Failure

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Description: This one-page tool, which you will receive in the training, uses the colors of a stoplight to guide you in managing your congestive heart failure symptoms. The tool is divided into green (“all clear”), yellow (“caution”), and red (“medical alert”) zones. For each zone, the tool provides signs and symptoms and gives specific instructions for managing the condition, including guidance on when to seek emergency medical assistance.

Instructor: Sue Ellen Graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She also holds a Master Degree in Health Care Administration. She has worked as Executive Director at Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County for the last ten years and has previous experience in home care on a national level in various areas of the country. Sue Ellen continues to have much interest in developing innovative ways to better support patients in the home care setting to age in place.


February 27
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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