Get With The Guidelines® Educational Materials

Updated:Mar 4,2013
Patient Education
Helping Patients Help Themselves

The healthcare professional's most valuable ally in stroke treatment and prevention is the patient. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association offers a wide range of patient information, tools and resources online including:

Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke
  • information for caregivers of stroke patients
  • recurring event reduction support
  • stroke support group information
  • Stroke Connection magazine
Get With The Guidelines®-HF
  • patient information sheets and brochures
  • patient logs and trackers
  • personal stories from heart failure survivors
  • heart failure e-newsletter

Get With The Guidelines also offers a collection of smoking-cessation resources for healthcare professionals who want to help patients kick the habit.

Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

Case study – LeHigh Valley

Templates: Chart stickers and referral pledge cards

Stages of change outline that helps identify readiness levels

Making hospital-wide system level change

Sample counseling process

Motivational Interview for patients not yet ready to quit

Smoking cessation resource list

Patient Education information


Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke

Focus on Quality

Return to Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Home 
Find Out What the Program Does for Hospitals and Patients
Submit Data and Track Performance in the Patient Management Tool 
Put Our Collection of Clinical Tools to Work
See Proof of Effectiveness in Scientific Publications 
Explore Professional Education Workshops and Webinars
Patient Learn to Help Themselves with Educational Materials 
Earn Public Recognition for Your Achievement
Use Our Media Kit to Raise Awareness of Your Quality Commitment
Target: Stroke

Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure

Focus on Quality
Return to Get With The Guidelines-HF Home 
Find Out What The Program Does for Hospitals and Patients 

Submit Data and Track Performance with the Patient Management Tool 

Put Our Collection of Clinical Tools to Work
See Proof of Effectiveness in Scientific Publications 
Explore Professional Education  Workshops and Webinars
Patients Learn to Help Themselves with Educational Materials 
Earn Public Recognition for Your Achievement
Use Our Media Kit to Raise Awareness of Your Quality Commitment
Target: HF