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New App Tests Your AFib Knowledge

By PCNA | May 24, 2019

HealthQuest in NVAF is a new app designed to test your knowledge of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. This interactive game lets you compete against your peers, earn achievements, and reach different…

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Plant-based Diets: Healthy or Just Hype?

By Dorothy Davis | May 15, 2019

We took a look at the evidence for plant-based diets to answer the question: healthy or just hype? Case Study LW is a 55 year- old Caucasian female seen in…

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Announcing New Members of the Board of Directors

By PCNA | 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 Karen Larimer | 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 Anne Fish | 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 PCNA | 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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How to Claim Live Event CE

By PCNA | April 4, 2019
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What’s New in Nutrition: The “PURE DIET”

By Anne Fish | 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 Susan Bush | 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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