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 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 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
AFib Disease Awareness Presentation Slides
Use these slides for an educational talk on Atrial Fibrillation. The slides include:
- Incidence and prognosis
- Types of AFib, clinical assessment, and patient management
- Patient education and shared decision making
A Call to Action: Evidence-Based Care of The Patient with Atrial Fibrillation
Care of the patient with atrial fibrillation is complex, as patients have numerous comorbid conditions.
This series of articles is designed to guide and support the clinical practice of those managing patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States.
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.