Follow this link to learn more about the nursing practice of caring for patients with AF.  Written by Danielle Hart, RN (EC), NP at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Clinical nurse specialists (CNS) are cited in the literature as practitioners that can aid in AF management in conjunction with the physician.  They have more time for patients, are easily accessible, and can facilitate communication throughout the trajectory of AF care. They can coordinate time consuming assessments, arrange diagnostic investigations and plan follow up for the patient living with AF.   Learn more about this non-traditional model of care is currently embraced in many Canadian centers.