Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Member Bulletin Board

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Cardiovascular Community News

World Heart Federation Global Survey – FLUence project

The purpose of this survey is to understand your opinion about influenza vaccination in adult patients, with a focus on people living with cardiovascular diseases. This survey is voluntary, and all of your responses, as well as your participation in the survey itself, will be anonymized. Participating in this project will take less than 4 minutes, and your contribution will greatly assist us.

Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty

Working in collaboration, The Heart Hub, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, and Sinai Health have created a brand-new resource for patients and caregivers living with advanced heart failure.

This new guide, titled Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty, provides patients and caregivers with tips on symptom management, self-care, and planning for the future. Explore the guide today and consider sharing it with your patients.

CACHNET survey on Educational Needs for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease 

This project is focused on identifying educational needs for all Cardiologists relating to Congenital Heart Disease. Please complete this brief survey, which should take you less than 10 minutes to complete. Participants are eligible for an Amazon Gift Card for compensation.

Women’s Cardiovascular Health and Cardiac Rehabilitation Priority Setting Partnership Survey

This project is focused on identifying research priorities for women with CVD and cardiac rehabilitation.

Cardiac Surgeon Survey

Researchers at the Ottawa Heart Institute are hoping to ascertain the sentiment of cardiac surgeons regarding postoperative afib as a problem that needs novel therapies. Please complete this 3-question survey, which should take you less than 2 minutes to complete.

St. Michael’s Hospital Virtual Echo Rounds

St. Michael’s Virtual Echo Rounds are a resource for exam prep and also for community-practicing physicians who do not have the infrastructure or resources to conduct weekly echo rounds.

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Drug and Other Shortage Updates

Upcoming Events

Spring 2024 Writing the Heart 4-Week Workshop Series
April 9-30, 2024 | Toronto, Ontario | Toronto General Hospital

Writing the Heart is a four-week workshop series held on Tuesday, April 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET, in person at the Toronto General Hospital. The series is led by Sharon Bray (Ed.D., author, educator, patient). All heart patients and caregivers are welcome.

Heart Failure Awareness Week 2024 Webinar
May 7, 2024 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

It’s Not Normal to Be Breathless
Understanding Heart Failure: Signs, Symptoms and Advocacy
Presented by Heart & Stroke and HeartLife Foundation

Heart failure is a chronic condition caused by the heart not functioning as it should or a problem with its structure. Heart failure is on the rise with nearly 800,000 people in Canada currently living with the condition. Heart Failure Awareness Week is May 5th-11th, 2024 and this year is focused on promoting awareness of what heart failure is, who is most at risk and how to know when someone is experiencing early signs and symptoms. The purpose of this webinar is to provide primary care providers and people with lived experience with an enhanced understanding of the signs and symptoms of heart failure education on immediate actions for people experiencing symptoms of heart failure and to discuss efforts by national organizations advocating for improved care.

14th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium
August 26-29, 2024 | Montreal, Quebec | Hotel Bonaventure

The IKDS is the major international summit where researchers and health professionals gather from around the globe every 3 years to exchange knowledge and make a difference in the lives of children afflicted by the disease named after Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki, who passed away in June 2020.

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