American Heart Association Search for “Answer By the Heart”. Over 70 downloadable patient information sheets presented in question/answer format; brief, easy to follow and read. Some available in Español. Topics address cardiovascular condition, treatments and testing, lifestyle and risk reduction
PCNA Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association- This site is an excellent resource for FREE teaching materials for your patients on topics such as high blood pressure, anti-platelet therapy, familial hypercholesterolemia, TG/HDL etc.
Krames Patient Education – Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Toolkit – Teach patients and caregivers what they need to know about heart disease, prevention and life after a cardiac event with this comprehensive toolkit.
Kit includes: fact sheets, presentations, awareness materials, a video, CD-ROM
Brochures & Videos
Materials cover conditions, procedures, prevention and awareness and recovery – as they relate to cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Topics include: Cholesterol * Diabetes * Hypertension * Smoking * Weight management * Medication * Rare conditions
Videos include: Stroke Survivor’s Work-out Video * Being a Caregiver
All materials can be customized and can be translated into a number of different languages.
www.lww.com – Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Publishers
www.humankinetics.com – Human Kinetics Publishers