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Atrial Fibrillation Provider Tools

Atrial Fibrillation Resources for Providers

Many of your patients have atrial fibrillation (AFib) – some may be undiagnosed - and are at risk for blood clots, stroke and heart failure. Learn more about AFib and how to help your patients reduce their risks.

AFib Screening Videos

Treating AFib and preventing strokes depends upon early identification. These videos will help you identify who is at risk for non-valvular AFib and prepare for successful community screening events.

Who is at Risk?

Discover the prevalence, symptoms, risk factors and related health issues associated with NVAF—including stroke.

Screening Best Practices

Explore target populations, appropriate settings, and strategies for planning and implementing a successful community screening event for Atrial Fibrillation.

stethoscope on the ECG. Symbolic close-up photo

AFib Screening Tool Kit

Designed to screen for undiagnosed atrial fibrillation in community settings such as senior centers. This digital toolkit includes:

  • checklists for planning a screening,
  • sample waivers
  • data recording forms
  • educational fact sheets
  • educational powerpoint presentations.

The components may be personalized by a healthcare system. and utilized at a stand-alone screening or in tandem with other activities like community health fairs.

PCNA members may also borrow electronic blood pressure cuffs or smartphone compatible single channel ECG recorders to support their screening events.

AFib Patient Education Slides

AFib Screening Slides

This 16-slide presentation covers the basics of atrial fibrillation (AFib), including risk factors, symptoms, and treatments.

The tool can be utilized in outreach to your communities, either as a stand-alone screening or in tandem with other activities such as at community health fairs.

Funded through a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer.

AFib Infographic

AFib and Stroke Infographic

Designed by nurses for nurses, this tool helps engage patients in their AFib treatment, including how to reduce their risk of stroke.

Ways to use the graphic handout:

  • Share as part of a clinical visit on an iPad, tablet or desktop
  • Guide your conversation with patients
  • Taking medicine correctly
  • Print and display as a poster
  • Include in electronic communication with patients

Disclaimer: Please be aware that these forms include a sample of current clinical guidelines. However, clinical guidelines (federal, state, local, or those issued by clinical organizations) change over time, so the reader should remember to investigate any recent legal or clinical developments.

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