The Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Clinic is an innovative, transition clinic that provides an optimal, guideline-based, individualized care for patients with Atrial Fibrillation.
- Timely access from the ED or Primary Care Provider to the first clinic visit
- Education about AFIB and its management, tailored to the needs of the patient
- Facilitation of access to necessary cardiac investigations
- Comprehensive management of AFib as well as other comorbidities that impact AFib
- Timely access to cardiology, electrophysiology or specialty care if required
- Seamless transition to the community care provider via clear, one-page guideline-based care plans within 24-48h of the visit
The AFib team includes an interdisciplinary care team led by a Nurse Practitioner and Pharmacist, supported by a physician and fostered by partnerships to specialty care.
- Non-invasive cardiac testing: Stress test, Echo, Nuclear Cardiac Testing, Holter Monitor, PMIBI
- Pulmonary Function Tests and Respirology consultation
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Patient must be medically stable
- Patients must be able to come for outpatient follow up.
- Patient is medically unstable
- Patient has congenital heart disease
Please complete our referral form (see below) and fax to: 416-323-6212.
- Your Complete Guide to Atrial Fibrillation (.pdf)
- Introduction to Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) (.pdf)
- What do I do if I think I am having an Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) episode? (.pdf)
- Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Treatment Options (.pdf)
- Atrial Fibrillation - How to Decrease Your Risk of Stroke (.pdf)
- Atrial Fibrillation - What you need to know about cardioversion (.pdf)
- Catheter Ablation for Patients (.pdf)
- The 2014 Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines Companion: A Practical Approach to the Use of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines
- Focused 2012 Update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines: Recommendations for Stroke Prevention and Rate/Rhythm Control
- Canadian Cardiovascular Pharmacist Network (CCPN) SPAF Pocket Reference (.pdf)
- Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Atrial Fibrillation Pocket Guide (.pdf)
- AFIB RENO