News and Articles

Cardiovascular Disease in Cancer Patients

By PCNA | July 28, 2022

Hearing ‘You have cancer’ brings with it an abundance of emotions. It leads to a series of not-always-clear decision points. The hopes and fears surrounding potential treatments, side effects, morbidity…

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Using Heart Rate Variability Measurements

By Emily Jones | July 16, 2022

Thank you to Megan L. Jester and Emily J. Jones for this article on heart rate variability measurement. You can read the first article in this series here. Using Heart…

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Advancing the Cardiovascular Nursing Profession

By Eileen Handberg | July 15, 2022

Can you remember exactly what inspired you to be a nurse? For many of us, the calling comes in childhood. Maybe we are following in the footsteps of someone we…

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in College Students

By Keri Barron | July 6, 2022

Thank you to Keri Barron, PhD, RN, CNE for authoring this article on cardiovascular health in college students.  Cardiovascular Health in Young Adults National data statistics demonstrate the impact that…

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How Can Chinese Immigrants in Western Countries Take Care of Their Cardiovascular Health?

By Ling (Cristina) Zeng | July 1, 2022

Thank you to Cristine Zeng, PhD candidate, BN, MN, RN, Professor Lin Perry, and Dr Xiaoyue Xu for this article on cardiovascular health in Chinese immigrants. Cardiovascular Health in Chinese…

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The Power of Partnerships: PCNA’s Professional Partners

By Eileen Handberg | June 22, 2022

Effective healthcare is team-based, requiring the engagement and active involvement of a variety of generalists and specialists to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. Likewise, professional organizations, including PCNA,…

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2022 Cholesterol Summit Recap: Closing the Gap in Optimal Cholesterol Management 

By Eileen Handberg | June 7, 2022

PCNA’s one-day virtual Cholesterol Summit on May 12 provided learners opportunities to learn from thought leaders on closing the gap in optimal cholesterol management. Speakers included clinicians and patients from…

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Physical Activity to Prevent CVD Across the Lifespan: Local and Global Burden

By Elizabeth Moxley | May 27, 2022

Thank you to Kashica J. Webber-Ritchey, and Elizabeth Moxley, for this article on physical activity and its local and global burden. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading global cause of…

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Board of Directors Transitions

By PCNA | May 19, 2022

PCNA Welcomes New Board Member PCNA is pleased to announce the addition of Diana Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, FPCNA, FAAN to our Board of Directors. Dr. Baptiste of Johns Hopkins School…

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New: Aortic Stenosis Video Series

By PCNA | May 13, 2022

PCNA is excited to release a four-part video series on aortic stenosis. One of the most common, and serious, valve disease issues, aortic stenosis involves the narrowing of the aortic…

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