The following area is designed as a national resource to support specialized cardiovascular nursing practice. CCCN aims to develop and sustain a current and evidence-informed repository of resources that will add value to CCCN’s membership.
The following Clinical Practice Resource pages have been developed as follows:
Resources available include but are not limited to:
- Nursing & Patient education materials
- Select articles
- Links to appropriate guidelines
- Presentations (e.g. CCCN scientific sessions)
- Links to other helpful websites/resources.
These resources areas are available to members only.
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The Med-HF App is a free app that supports healthcare professionals in the initiation, titration, assessment and monitoring of 6 drug classes commonly used to treat heart failure: ACEIs/ARBs, Beta-Blockers, MRA: Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist, ARNI: Angiotensin Receptor Blocker / Neprilysin Inhibitor, Ivabradine, Diuretics. This App interactively walks healthcare professionals through evidence-based algorithms, specific to these 6 drug classes, and recommends appropriate actions and considerations based on 2018 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Heart Failure Guidelines.
- Recommendations for medication initiation, titration, assessment and monitoring
- Dosing information
- Clinical pearls
- General approach and drug class algorithms
It can be downloaded from the App Store at: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/med-hf/id559909558
If you are a member and are have trouble accessing these areas, or you cannot recall your login and password, please contact the National Office by clicking here.
Do you have a passion for supporting nurses in the delivery of excellent CV care?If you would like to be involved in the creation of new clinical practice resources, or updating older resources please email Emily Hyde, Director Professional Education at: firstname.lastname@example.org.