K 04 Behavioral and Self-Care of the Heart Failure Patient

Sunday, 27 July 2014: 1:15 PM-2:30 PM
Moderator:  Ju Young Yoon, PhD, RN, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Illness Representations and Self-Care Behavior of Patients with Heart Failure

Jen-Chen Tsai, RN, PhD
School of Nursing, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
Yen-Ting Wang, RN, MSN
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Pei-Shan Tsai, PhD
Graduate Institute of Nursing, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

The Effectiveness of a Patient Education Program on Promoting Self-Care in Patients with Heart Failure

Hsing-Mei Chen, PhD, RN
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Shyh-Jong Wu, PhD
Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Liang-Miin Tsai, MD
Department of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
Chee-Siong Lee, MD
Division of Cardiology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Hsueh-Wei Yen, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan