News and Articles

Announcing New Members of the Board of Directors

By Katy Walter | May 8, 2019

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is proud to announce the addition of three new board members, of diverse backgrounds and talents, who will serve on our Board of Directors. These…

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Experiences in Advocacy: Sweetened Beverage Tax

By Katy Walter | April 19, 2019

Karen Larimer PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA received PCNA’s Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention in 2018. Here, she recounts her advocacy experiences. As a nurse, scientist, and health advocate, I have seen…

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Promoting Physical Activity

By Katy Walter | April 10, 2019

Cardiovascular nurses are seasoned professionals at promoting physical activity to their patients. But the way our communities are designed can create barriers that make physical activity more difficult for some.…

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Download the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium App

By Rachel | April 5, 2019

Download Instructions Navigate to the App Store or Google Play and Search for “Attendify” (Please note iOS Attendify will be the second selection).  Once finished downloading, open the “Attendify” app…

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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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