Atrial Fibrillation: Impact of Stroke Survey

A collaborative survey between National Stroke Association, Heart Rhythm Society, and Boehringer Ingelheim uncovered a critical need to break down barriers and improve communication and education about the link between atrial fibrillation (Afib) and the devastating impact of stroke. Join us for two webinars as we share the survey findings.

Survey of Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation: Gaps in Knowledge and Perspective Opportunities for Improvement

Original Date: May 19, 2015
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Presented by: David S. Frankel, MD, FHRS

Knowledge Gaps Webinar

Atrial Fibrillation: Why the Brain is the Heart of the Matter

Original Date: June 11, 2015
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Presented by: Sarah Parker, MD

Heart of the Matter Webinar

The survey of more than 1,200 physicians, patients with Afib, stroke survivors with Afib, and their caregivers aimed to measure the following:

  • Awareness of Afib and stroke
  • Determine baseline understanding of risk factors
  • Identify barriers to communication between patients’ caregivers and providers




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