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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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26th Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium Cancelled

By PCNA | March 11, 2020

It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the 26th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. The decision to cancel was made based on the latest information from the…

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Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients with Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease: It’s a Big Deal

By Anne Fish | March 6, 2020

Who is covered? Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAHA and Chair of a recent American Heart Association Science Advisory wants prevention nurses to know that supervised exercise therapy (SET) is covered…

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An Update on High Blood Pressure Performance and Measurement Guidelines

By Anne Fish | February 27, 2020

Translation of Scientific Evidence into Clinical Practice Failure to correctly diagnose and treat patients with high blood pressure can put them at risk for stroke, heart disease, and renal failure.…

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Influenza Linked to Severe Complications for Heart Disease Patients

By PCNA | February 22, 2020

For adults living with chronic heart disease, influenza (flu) can mean more than a few days sick in bed. In fact, when heart disease is combined with flu, it can…

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A World Under Pressure: The Growing Burden of Hypertension

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | February 10, 2020

The global burden of hypertension was estimated at approximately 1.4 billion in 2010, and is projected to exceed 1.6 billion by 2025.1,2 Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which include hypertension, caused 40.5 million…

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The Fearless Soul: Closing Keynote at the 26th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | February 9, 2020

The closing keynote session, Fearless Soul: The Call to Nursing and the Courage to Stay, by Elizabeth Ann Robinson, is not to be missed!  You will leave this session with…

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Sex Differences in Heart Failure at the 2020 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | February 6, 2020

The thought-provoking topic, Sex Differences in the Prevention and Management of Heart Failure, will be addressed by Dr. Mariell Jessup. She’ll discuss the differences in heart failure prevalence, treatments, and…

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Take our Survey on Innovative Medicines

By PCNA | January 28, 2020

Two years ago, PCNA engaged in a campaign to raise awareness about access to innovative cardiovascular medicines including PCSK9s, NOACs, and new heart failure therapies. We wish to know how…

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