News and Articles

Health Equity: Cardiovascular Nurses’ Role

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | December 1, 2021

Advancing Health Equity Health equity has been defined as “When every person has a fair opportunity to attain his or her full health potential, and no one is disadvantaged from…

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Talking About Obesity

By PCNA | November 9, 2021

Addressing Barries to Communicating Effectivey About Obesity There are conversations that many of us dread. The subject matter is difficult. It may not be the first time we’ve had this…

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Physical Activity, Exercise Training and Heart Failure: Does Intensity Matter?

By Elizabeth Moxley | October 29, 2021

Heart failure currently affects an estimated 6.2 million US adults1 and approximately 2% of individuals on a global scale.2 According to recommendations by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and…

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Is Cardiovascular Disease Part of Hispanic Heritage?

By Emily Jones | October 7, 2021

Thank you to Brenda Olmos, MSN, APRN, FNP-C and Emily Jones, PhD, RNC-OB, FAHA, FPCNA for this article on cardiovascular disease and Hispanic heritage. During Hispanic Heritage Month, many organizations are…

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How Cardiac Rehab Can Improve Functional Capacity in Patients with LVAD

By Nicole Interrante | September 28, 2021

Thank you to PCNA volunteer Nicole Interrante, RN-BSN- BC for this helpful article on cardiac rehab and LVAD. Heart failure affects a staggering 26 million people worldwide.1 Due to its…

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2021 Survey Results

By Mariel Snyder | September 9, 2021

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the 2021 PCNA Survey. Your feedback helps PCNA focus efforts on creating patient handouts and online education that meet your…

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New Abstracts Category: Graduate Capstone

By PCNA | September 2, 2021

Graduate Capstone Category PCNA is excited to introduce a brand-new category in our Call for Abstracts this year. The new Graduate Capstone category is designed to appeal to nurse educators…

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Call to Action: Cardiovascular-Related Maternal Mortality

By PCNA | August 25, 2021

PCNA’s Advocacy Committee authored an article in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing titled A Call to Action: Cardiovascular-Related Maternal Mortality – Inequities in Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color. Aptly…

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Cardiac Biomarkers and COVID-19

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | August 6, 2021

This article on biomarkers and COVID-19 was co-written by Oluwabunmi Ogungbe, MPH, RN and Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN. What Nurses Should Know About Cardiac and Inflammatory Biomarkers and COVID-19…

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2021 Fall Learning Series

By PCNA | August 3, 2021

5 Virtual Continuing Education Events This Fall Join us for free educational events this fall, where you can earn continuing education contact hours and learn the latest in cardiovascular disease…

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