News and Articles

Role of APRNs in Cardiology is Growing… And With It Comes Responsibilities

By PCNA | June 23, 2020

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) continue to assume an increasing role in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease.  According to an ACC survey of 2,600 APRN members in 2019,…

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Will the United Kingdom’s idea of changing food labels catch on?

By Anne Fish | June 17, 2020

The United Kingdom (UK) is considering a controversial move to use a symbol on food labels to indicate how much exercise (walking, running) is required to burn off one serving…

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Highlights from the Virtual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | June 4, 2020

Our attendees took to Twitter to share some of the most interesting takeaways from our Virtual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. Here are some of their top tweets. Review of COVID 19:…

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Letter from the President: Health Equity

By PCNA | June 2, 2020

We have faced unprecedented challenges these past few months and we are proud of the work you do every day addressing the challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and more recently…

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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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