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Sep 03, 2013

Living with Atrial Fibrillation Event in Miami

This series of live events provides educational and peer-support resources on AFib for patients and caregivers.

Sep 20, 2013, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, 8900 North Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33176

Speaker: Dr. Alvaro Gomez, MD, FACC, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder seen by doctors. It’s a big public health issue in terms of not only the sheer number of patients affected, but also by the fact that managing these specific arrhythmias (which is the medical name for heart rhythm problems) is expensive.

CardioSmart and Mended Hearts have partnered with Janssen Pharmaceuticals to deliver the Living with Atrial Fibrillation program for patients and caregivers. This program includes a series of live educational programs at health care institutions across the U.S. The educational sessions are delivered by a cardiovascular care team member and supplemented by a patient story. Lunch or dinner and parking validation are provided at these sessions. The programs are free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP for this event, please email LivingWithAF@acc.org.

Education for Patients and Caregivers

Living With Atrial Fibrillation Resource Guide

This downloadable resource guide covers the management and treatment of Afib, in addition to providing valuable information on caregiving and resource and support services.

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