Register for the webcast and have the option to watch the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium as it happens or view the recording for three months afterward. Either way, you’ll be earning 14.5 hours of CE while learning the latest in CVD prevention and management.
  • 14.5 hours of CE (includes 2.0 pharmacology)
  • Recording available for three months
  • Interact with speakers
Webcast of the General Sessions - April 5 - 7, 2018
$199 for members, $269 for non-members

Registration for the 24th Annual Nursing Symposium Webcast has now closed.

Questions? Check out our webcast FAQ or contact the PCNA office at 608-442-3440.  

Download our complete instructions for accessing the webcast. If you have trouble accessing the Webcast during the broadcast, please email support@peachnewmedia.com directly.

Webcast of the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium


All times are in Eastern Time.


7:40 AM    Welcome 
8:00 AM   Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and LDL-C: Evolving Perspective
9:00 AM   Break 
9:15 AM   President's Welcome 
9:30 AM   Big Data and the Future of CVD Prevention and Treatment
10:30 AM        Break 
10:45 AM   Genetic Counseling and Inherited CVD: A Family Affair
11:30 AM
Pediatric Prevention Guidelines: Its Never Too Early (Or Too Late) to Focus on Heart Health
12:15 PM   Break
2:30 PM   Skill Building Session: Don't Sleep On It! Integrating Sleep Assessments and Treatments in Your CVD Practice
4:30 PM    Break 
4:45 PM   It's Easy Being Green: Lifestyle Medicine and Plant-based Diets
5:45 PM   Webcast ends


8:00 AM   Undiagnosed Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk: A Call to Action
9:00 AM   Break
9:45 AM   The Weight of the World: Reducing Stroke and CVD Disparities
10:45 AM    Poster Winners Announced
11:00 AM              Winning Oral Abstract Presentations
  • Identification of Familial Hypercholesterolemia in a Cardiology Practice
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes in Individuals with Atrial Fibrillation Differ by Sex, Age and Education
  • Non-Invasive Screening Tools and Predictors of Prediabetes: Review and Synthesis of Literature
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Among Adults with Osteoarthritis Taking Medication for Metabolic Syndrome: A Preliminary Finding 
12:00 PM   Break
1:45 PM   New Hypertension Guidelines: Matching Risks and Treatments
2:30 PM   Managing CVD Risks in Older Adults: Lessons from a Geriatric Cardiology Practice
3:15 PM   Break
3:30 PM    Cardio-Renal Syndrome: Managing Risk and Treating Disease
4:30 PM    Break
5:00 PM    Access to Innovative Medicines Round Table and Town Hall (Non-CE)
Kim Newlin, MSN, ANP, FPCNA
Susan Halli-Demeter, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CLS
Mellanie True-Hills, CSP
Cat Davis Ahmed, MBA
 6:30 PM   Webcast ends 


8:40 AM   PCNA Member Celebration and Awards Ceremony
9:00 AM   CVD Risk Stratification and a Life-Course Perspective on Risk Communication
9:45 AM    Break 
10:00 AM    Cardiac Rehab in 2018: Incorporating New Populations and Approaches 
10:45 PM   Closing Keynote: Caring for Ourselves So We Can Care for Others
12:00 AM    Webcast ends


Where will the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium Webcast take place?
The webcast will take place online, in real time. Travel is not required for participation.

When will the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium Webcast take place?
Thursday, April 5th through Saturday, April 7th, 2018, although you will be able to watch the recording of the webcast for three months afterwards.

What are the registration options?
PCNA members may register for $199 or non-member for $269. *Purchases must be made prior to April 9th to have access to the Webcast recording.

What types of sessions are included?
All general sessions will be available to virtual attendees. In addition, the following Skill Building and Break Out sessions will be available:
  • Don't Sleep On It! Integrating Sleep Assessments and Treatments in Your CVD Practice
  • Cardio-Renal Syndrome: Managing Risk and Treating Disease
I only want to view one-day, is this an option with the live webcast?
No, if you would like to watch one day, you will have to purchase the entire webcast.

How can I check if the live webcast is viewable on my computer?
You can check that your computer is compatible by clicking here>
How many credits can I earn for viewing the live webcast?
You can earn 14.5 hours of CE contact hours.

What if I already signed up for the In-person event? Can I cancel my in-person registration, and purchase the live webcast?
Yes, there is a $50 cancellation fee up to two weeks prior to the Annual Symposium. If you cancel after March 24th you will forfeit all registration costs.

Can a few coworkers and I get together to watch the live webcast as a group?
You are welcome to gather a group to watch, but it is important to note that everyone who wishes to receive credit is required to purchase the webcast.

Are we able to ask questions during the webcast? 
Yes, you will be able to ask questions on the interface. There will be a staff member onsite who will read questions submitted by webcast attendees. 

What if I cannot attend the in-person meeting or the live webcast? Will I be able to view the session(s) at another time?
If you purchase the webcast, you will have exclusive access to a recording of the webcast for 90 days post the event.

When will the recording be available?
Up to a week after the live event.

How can I access the recording?
The recording will be in your CE Classroom under the same link as the webcast. The webcast recording is available until July 14th.

I have a family member who cannot attend the in-person Annual Symposium, but would like to view my award/poster presentation. Will they have access to the recording?
While the moderated poster sessions/general poster sessions will not be viewable through the webcast (All poster abstracts will be available, in print, on the JCN website), the award ceremony and the 2-winning oral abstract presentations will be part of the virtual program. Your family member would have to purchase the webcast at the regular price.

Do I need to have internet connection to view the webcast?

I can’t view/hear the video – what do I do?
First, confirm that your internet is working. If it is, then this is likely a technical issue.  Please call Freestone Support Team at 1-866-702-3278. They will be available during the webcast. 

The link in my confirmation email doesn’t work, how do I get to the webcast?
Log into your PCNA account, go to your CE classroom - the webcast will be under "streaming classroom." If you have issues logging in to your PCNA account, contact the PCNA office at 608-442-3440.

Accreditation Statement 

This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). Multiple educational grants have been requested to support this program. PCNA is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education (CE) programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), provider number 030602. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Policies and Commercial Support Standards.