Heart Failure Patient Education:
Handouts for your Patients

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association has developed this series of Heart Failure patient education materials and handouts for nurses and other health care providers to use with patients.

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Fact Sheets: Enjoying Life While Managing Heart Failure

Give your patients with heart failure the critical information they need at discharge from the hospital with these patient education handouts. Try this modular approach to educating patients on the “need-to-knows” in a format that can be provided in stages and supplemented with take-home fact sheets.

English

Free to download (login required)

$0 members/$25 non-members
5 pages of 50 sheets per order

Spanish

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Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any printed materials.

Download Each Tool Separately

Click on the title of each tool below to download the sheet separately. Free to download (login required).

Heart Failure 11x17 What you need to know ENGLISH

Funded through an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Heart Failure: What You Need to Know

This tool is a folded 11x17 sheet, intended to be used in the transition from hospital to home. It can be used either on its own or as a cover for one or more of PCNA’s other printed heart failure sheets.

English

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$0 members/$25 non-members
25 folded sheets per order

Spanish

Free to download (login required)

$0 members/$25 non-members
25 folded sheets per order

Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any printed materials.

Heart Failure Digital Go To Guide-min

Funded through an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Interactive Tool: Enjoying Life While Managing Heart Failure

These NEW digital guides may be used in the clinical setting or at home. The focus is on what patients need to know after a diagnosis of heart failure. Topics include managing symptoms, when to call 911 or the clinic, resources, medicines, and everyday living—including mood and activity.

Reviewed December 2021

Available in English & Spanish

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Funded through an educational grant from: Boehringer Ingelheim, Bayer, and AstraZeneca.

Kidney and Heart Health Screening Tool

Identify heart failure patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with this four-page screening tool. The questionnaire focuses on risk factors for CKD, educates patients on connections between kidney and heart health, and helps patients develop an action plan.

This tool can be used in either clinical or outreach settings.

English

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Disclaimer: This and other PCNA educational materials are for information purposes only and are not intended to replace medical advice or diagnose or treat health problems. Health-related decisions should be made in partnership with a healthcare provider. It is the reader's responsibility to seek out the most current, accurate information.