Why attend Clinical Update?

The Heart & Stroke Clinical Update will enable participants to bring the latest clinical developments, guidelines and practical knowledge pertaining to the prevention, diagnosis, assessment and management of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases to patient practice.

This year’s event marks the 50th anniversary of the Heart & Stroke Clinical Update. Mark your calendar and make plans to join this important milestone, celebration and practice-changing conference. Expect a great program and subscribe to the email newsletter below for promotion and program announcements.

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Why should you attend? What our previous delegates have said…

    Excellent review. Great program!


    I have no doubt that this is the best cardio/neurovascular course in the world - I learn more new information from this course than any other educational event.


    Fabulous conference! Very well organized and outstanding speakers. The program was very strong. Thank you!

   -Registered Nurse

   Excellent speakers, Excellent evidence-based presentations. Subject matter most relevant to my practice. I really like the combination of practical and cutting edge science and easy access to questioning the    speakers

   -Family Physician

    Nice location. Reasonable cost. Good meals. Excellent speakers. I thoroughly enjoyed this conference.

  -Registered Nurse

    Great food this year, thanks! Awesome event. This is my third time, always impressed with the quality of the presentations and quantity of information delivered. Stretch breaks participation was great and it     helped.

  - Nurse Practitioner

   "Extremely useful"


   The process was very smooth and the resources were helpful. Well done!

   - Occupational Therapist

After active engagement in this program, participants will be better able to:

1. Interpret the emerging clinical evidence and best practices to enhance prevention and ongoing management of people with vascular conditions including heart, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment.

2. Apply strategies to reduce risk of heart, stroke and vascular conditions through secondary prevention, with a focus on nutrition and considerations for vulnerable populations and patients with multiple conditions including diabetes, kidney disease and cancer.

3. Demonstrate integration of strategies for navigating through lifestyle and behavioural changes, with a focus on mindfulness, sleep health and smoking cessation.

4. Identify connections between heart conditions, stroke, vascular cognitive impairment within patient populations.

5. Describe the key role of patients, family, caregivers and community physicians in addressing system navigation through transitions of care, with a focus on improving participation, mental health and rehabilitation needs.