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Spring Learning Event: Unanswered Speaker Questions

By PCNA | June 18, 2021

The Spring Learning Event, held on June 8, 2021, was packed full with clinicaly relevant information on PAD and VTE. There were a few questions that we weren’t able to…

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Vaping and Cardiovascular Disease: Trendy but toxic?

By Dorothy Davis | June 7, 2021

It is no secret that traditional tobacco cigarette smoking is the leading cause of the modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in the United States.1 Electronic cigarettes, or vaping, were…

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PCNA Welcomes New Board Members

By PCNA | May 24, 2021

PCNA is pleased to announce the addition of Eryn Bryant, MSN, NP-C, Emily J. Jones, PhD, RNC-OB, FAHA, FPCNA and Chloe Villavaso, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, CMC, FPCNA to our Board…

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Cardiac Rehab During COVID-19

By Dorothy Davis | May 17, 2021

Flexing to a Pandemic The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) felt like an aftershock of a large-scale earthquake across the globe last year. Health care facilities scrambled to care for…

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Self-measured Blood Pressure Monitoring: Using a Validated Device is Key to Accurate Measurement

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | May 4, 2021

Using a clinically accurate validated device for blood pressure monitoring is important in the battle against uncontrolled hypertension. Uncontrolled Hypertension Remains a Clinical and Public Health Challenge Approximately, 46% of…

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2021 Poster and Abstract Winners

By PCNA | April 21, 2021

Each year, PCNA invites nurses and other healthcare professionals to submit abstracts on the topic of cardiovascular risk reduction and disease management for presentation at the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. Abstracts…

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PCNA Congratulates the 2021 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium Award Winners

By PCNA | April 13, 2021

At each year’s Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, PCNA recognizes individuals and an institution for their significant contributions to cardiovascular nursing and cardiovascular disease prevention and management. We are honored to celebrate…

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Letter from the President

By Sandra Dunbar | April 2, 2021

I am excited and honored to serve as the President of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association (PCNA). This past year we have all encountered unprecedented challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Telehealth Strategies for Cardiovascular Nurses

By Diana Baptiste | March 30, 2021

Telehealth Strategies that Ensure Access for All Patients Thank you to Diana Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, FAAN & Janelle Akomah, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC for this article on telehealth strategies for cardiovascular…

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Year in Review – 2020

By PCNA | March 16, 2021

2020 was a year unlike those before it, but the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association was still able to educate thousands of health care providers. Our 2020 Year in the Review…

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