PCNA in the News

June 28, 2013 | Medpage Today

PCNA President Kathy Berra, Cardiovascular Community Agree Education and Prevention is Key to Curbing Heart Disease

Facing healthcare reforms and a shortage of nurses, the cardiovascular care community is determining how it will move forward amidst unprecedented changes. Many experts cite that educating patients, especially those with chronic diseases, will be key. More.

June 22, 2013 | The Clinical Advisor

PCNA Member honored with AANP LifeChanger Award

PCNA member Christine L. Nell-Dybdahl, NP-C, MPH, MSN, a cardiology nurse practitioner at Emory Center for Heart Disease and Prevention in Atlanta, was awarded the prestigious LifeChanger Award. Nell-Dybdahl received the award at the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2013 National Conference in Las Vegas. More.

May 25, 2013 | Huffington Post

PCNA, AHA, ASH Recommend Patient Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
PCNA issued new home blood pressure monitoring guidelines for patients, partnering with the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Society of Hypertension (ASH). The recommendations include instructions on proper monitoring techniques, frequency of readings and target blood pressure numbers. More.