News and Articles

Research Rooted in Advocacy

By Emily Jones | July 31, 2020

Emily Jones, BSN, PhD, RNC-OB received PCNA’s Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention in 2019. Here, she recounts her advocacy experiences. Nurses advocate in myriad ways, seen and unseen. We advocate…

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International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | July 22, 2020

Implications for Cardiovascular Nurses The World Health Organization (WHO), International Confederation of Midwives, International Council of Nurses, Nursing Now and the United Nations Population Fund have joined forces to declare…

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New Tool: A New Approach to Reducing Cardiovascular Risk – Beyond LDL

By PCNA | July 11, 2020

This multi-functional resource was developed for healthcare providers to serve as an evidence-based guide to assist with their therapeutic decision-making to reduce cardiovascular risks for adult patients with elevated triglycerides…

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Take our Survey: Managing High Cholesterol

By PCNA | July 1, 2020

PCNA is developing a tool to help you manage patients with elevated cholesterol and statin intolerance. Share your experiences and help shape this tool by taking our short survey. We…

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Role of APRNs in Cardiology is Growing… And With It Comes Responsibilities

By PCNA | June 23, 2020

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) continue to assume an increasing role in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. According to an ACC survey of 2,600 APRN members in 2019,…

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Will the United Kingdom’s idea of changing food labels catch on?

By Anne Fish | June 17, 2020

The United Kingdom (UK) is considering a controversial move to use a symbol on food labels to indicate how much exercise (walking, running) is required to burn off one serving…

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Highlights from the Virtual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | June 4, 2020

Our attendees took to Twitter to share some of the most interesting takeaways from our Virtual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. Here are some of their top tweets. Review of COVID 19:…

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Letter from the President: Health Equity

By PCNA | June 2, 2020

We have faced unprecedented challenges these past few months and we are proud of the work you do every day addressing the challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and more recently…

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COVID-19 Resources for Cardiovascular Nurses

By PCNA | April 2, 2020

The following is a collection of resources that may be of use to a cardiovascular nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on a heading below to jump to a section.…

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Telehealth During the COVID-19 Outbreak

By PCNA | March 18, 2020

New information is coming out daily as the federal government responds to the outbreak of COVID-19. The following is the latest in changes to Telehealth requirements. CMS Expands Medicare Coverage…

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