Annual Symposium

The premier preventive cardiovascular nursing conference of 2015

PCNA’s Annual Symposium is your source for cutting-edge information, best practices, and national guidelines in cardiovascular risk reduction and disease management. Join fellow nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians, diabetes educators, dietitians, exercise physiologists, and other cardiovascular health care professionals at the premier cardiovascular nursing conference of 2015.

Register now for the 21st Annual Symposium - Early Bird Registration ends March 31, 2015.

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 is accredited for 16 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 3 hours of pharmacology. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Policies and Commercial Support Standards. 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. CEP 16268 for 16 Contact Hours.

Why Attend the 2015 Annual Symposium?

  • The composition of your patient demographics is ever-changing. Join us to hear Dr. Clyde Yancy explain how race and ethnicity impact both CVD risk and management strategies.
  • It turns out that sex really does matter! Join us for our stellar faculty on Saturday morning as they focus on sex differences in CVD pathophysiology, stroke in women, hormone therapy, and pregnancy complications.
  • Confused about those long-delayed prevention guidelines? Join us to hear Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones (co-author of both the risk assessment and the cholesterol guidelines) demystify the clinical application of these important but hotly debated updates.
  • Engage in a dialog with poster presenters from across the country and learn how they are implementing quality improvement tactics in their hospitals and ambulatory practices.