News and Articles

What’s New in Nutrition: The “PURE DIET”

By PCNA | March 5, 2019

News has reached the lay public about what is termed the PURE diet. Over the last year, confusion and controversy have emerged. What was the study about and what makes…

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Advancing Patient Center Care through Shared Decision Making

By PCNA | March 1, 2019

Dr. Victor Montori, a leader in the Knowledge and Evaluation Research unit at Mayo Clinic, is interested in how clinical knowledge is produced, disseminated and taken up in practice —…

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Churches as Influential Institutions for Health Promotion

By PCNA | February 25, 2019

There are several studies citing churches as influential institutions for health promotion in black communities.1,2,3 It has also been established that therapeutic lifestyle change is a recommended treatment for hypertension.…

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Get Your Patients Back on Their Feet at the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | February 5, 2019

Learn about Lower Extremity PAD: How to Help Your Patients Get Back on their Feet from Diane Treat-Jacobsen RN, PhD in her keynote presentation on Saturday, April 11 at the…

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Webinar: Connecting Diabetes and Heart Disease

By PCNA | January 24, 2019

Feb. 27 at 3pm ET, 2pm CT, 1pm MT, Noon PT It is important for cardiovascular nurses, nurse practitioners and other members of the cardiovascular health care team to ensure…

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6 Empowering Communications Tips for Nurses

By PCNA | January 22, 2019

Learn How to Make Your Voice Heard at Work with these Helpful Hints When working in a highly collaborative and busy clinic or hospital setting, knowing how to speak your…

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10 Reasons to Attend the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | January 17, 2019

You can earn 14.75 CE contact hours, including 5.1 pharmacology at the 2019 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. But if that’s not enough for you, consider the following 10 reasons to attend.…

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Beating the Weather and Maintaining Routine Physical Exercise

By PCNA | January 11, 2019

Many common health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and stroke have been linked to poor lifestyle choices (4). One of the simplest forms of disease prevention that many…

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Sharonne Hayes, MD to Give Opening Keynote at the 25th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | January 3, 2019

Sharonne N Hayes MD, founder of the Women’s Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN will discuss, Women and CVD: Creating Awareness and Making Prevention a Priority during her…

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Exercise and Mental Health: What’s Optimal

By PCNA | December 27, 2018

As the winter months ensue, health behaviors are at risk for taking a negative turn. Changes in eating patterns, increased sedentary time, reduced overall activity, and altered sleep patterns are…

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