Professional Education Resources

On-Demand - #HeartSuccess: What can Canadians do to fight heart failure – Symposium presented at HF Update 2021   

Learn more about how Canadian heart failure experts are meeting the challenges of heart failure with winning strategies. This program also takes a look at retrospective data on how heart failure is being managed in hospitals across the country. By working together and utilizing the tools we have available, we can change the course of heart failure! This symposium was presented during the CHFS HF Update congress that took place on May 7-8, 2021. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the state of heart failure management in Canada through the review of performance indicators from the CCS Quality Project and the CAN-HF Registry.
  • Identify gaps in care and opportunities to improve outcomes for patients with heart failure
  • Summarize the 2021 CCS/CHFS heart failure guidelines and the foundational evidence that supports the application of GDMT
  • Examine how the implementation of order sets helps support the application of GDMT in clinical practice

This program was made possible through funding from Novartis Canada.



#HeartSuccess: What can Canadians do to Fight Heart Failure




The Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN) and the CHFS are pleased to offer the following webinar on the topic of Novel Diabetes Meds Sweeten the Pot for Heart Failure Management. This educational webinar is for nurses working with heart failure patients, with the goal of enhancing knowledge translation and dissemination related to the initiation, maintenance and management of SGLT2 inhibitors.

The webinar was first presented in December 2020.


Novel Diabetes Meds Sweeten the Pot for Heart Failure Management


Part 1: Lori Berard - Nurse Consultant Diabetes Management. 

Part 2: Nadia Thomson- Nurse Practitioner Ted Rogers Center for Heart Research. Please click here access Part 2 of the recording.