JCN

Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing is the leading professional journal for cardiovascular nurses, and the official journal of PCNA. Members receive a subscription to the bimonthly peer-reviewed Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

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The standard subscription rate is $111, but PCNA members receive JCN and many other clinical tools and educational opportunities for only $75 in annual membership dues.

Coverage

JCN provides thorough coverage of timely topics that support nursing excellence and evidence-based practice. Regular columns include Progress in Prevention (written by PCNA), Pharmacology, Dysrhythmias, and Outcomes Research. In each issue, you will find a section devoted exclusively to PCNA news, which regularly includes information on membership, educational opportunities, new clinical tools, advocacy issues, and other important association updates.

Recently featured topics include:

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Dysrhythmias
  • Biomarkers
  • Cardiac devices
  • Children & adolescents
  • CVD prevention
  • Diabetes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Ethnic disparities
  • Geriatric patient care
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Improving patient outcomes
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • National guidelines
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Pharmacology
  • P.A.D.
  • Psychosocial impacts
  • Physical activity
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stroke
  • Women’s health

JCN readers can also earn CE credits through the publisher of the journal.

Call for articles: If you are interested in publishing your work in JCN, please review the guidelines for authors and contact the JCN editor directly.