Taking the Lead: Flu and Cardiovascular Disease



Despite decades of medical history on the devastating impact of influenza and the importance of vaccinations, rates of vaccinations remain low and subspecialists are not strongly engaged in recommending vaccinations for higher risk patients. Education is needed for CV specialists to review the latest evidence that further supports the importance of influenza vaccination in patients with CVD and understand their role in ensuring these high-risk patients are vaccinated each year.

 
 
 
Self-Paced Learning: Influenza and CV Care I January 15, 2021 
Complete this self-paced interactive activity to learn about key data and how to talk to patients about vaccination.


The Flu and CV Disease: The Full Story I Fall 2020 
Share this infographic presenting key data on the importance of vaccination and the role of the CV clinician with your colleagues and print it out for your office!


Expert Analysis | Viral Illness and Cardiovascular Health - A Focus on Influenza I September 22, 2020 
This Expert Review highlights the important evidence CV specialists should be aware of regarding influenza and CV outcomes.


 
Interview | ACCEL Lite: Flu Shots & CVD Prevention: Does COVID-19 Change Anything? I October 13, 2020 
Listen to Matthew Martinez, Nihar Desai, and Michelle Kelsey discuss flu shots and cardiovascular disease prevention for Fall 2020. Does coronavirus alter anything?


Resource | Flu Risk Communications Guide
Use this guide to help explain the risks of influenza to your cardiac patients.


Interview | A Conversation with Anthony S. Fauci, MD, on COVID-19 and Influenza I August 12, 2020 
Read the interview with the country's top infectious disease specialist, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, published in Cardiology Magazine.

Infographic | Number Check: National Immunization Awareness Month I August 12, 2020 
Immunization For Vaccine-Preventable Diseases... By the Numbers.