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Virtual care resources
Virtual Care Decision Framework +

Virtual Care Decision Framework has been developed to provide structure and guidance to health professionals and system leaders across disciplines and the continuum of healthcare as they plan, develop and implement sustainable and scalable systems and processes that fully integrate virtual modalities into care delivery. It incorporates five elements of virtual care.
A virtual care decision pathway has been created within the framework for practical implementation of virtual care. This pathway encompasses several layers to consider in the decision-making process. View the Virtual Care Decision Framework Infographic

Virtual Stroke Care (Telestroke) Implementation Toolkit +
This Virtual Stroke Care (Telestroke) Implementation Toolkit has been updated to support the rapid uptake of digital modalities, ensuring effective and comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and management of individuals with new and ongoing health issues that do not require direct in-person care or are not available due to a lack of local stroke-neurology expertise for reperfusion therapy assessment. View the Virtual Stroke Care (Telestroke) Implementation Toolkit
Virtual Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Implementation Toolkit +

The Virtual Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation toolkit was developed in collaboration with The Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (CACPR). This toolkit aims to support the delivery of cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention via virtual modalities by providing guidance and practical tips as health professionals integrate teleconferencing, videoconferencing, secure messaging, or audio digital tools into their practice. View the Virtual Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Virtual Healthcare Checklist for patients and caregivers +

This infographic provides helpful tips and strategies for anyone engaged in a virtual care visit with a healthcare provider. This includes for management of stroke, heart conditions in a community setting. 

2020 CPR Guidelines

Stay up to date on the latest resuscitation and first aid science as reviewed with an international panel of experts and localized for the Canadian context.Click below for the official Heart & Stroke 2020 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and First Aid.

Stroke best practices

The Heart & Stroke Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations are your guide to the prevention, treatment and management of stroke.

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Latest news

See new updated secondary prevention of stroke recommendations, including information for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

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For researchers

Heart & Stroke is proud to fund Canada’s best heart and brain health researchers. Access our comprehensive guide to our funding opportunities, application processes, peer review and more.

Continuing education

Learn about conferences and other professional learning opportunities involving Heart & Stroke.

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Heart & Stroke positions on key health policy issues.