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PCNA Celebrates 50 Years of Cessation Progress

By PCNA | June 5, 2014

This month, the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s report: Smoking and Health. PCNA president Kathy Berra publicly supports this latest…

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Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association and Measure Up/Pressure Down™ Join Together to Combat High Blood Pressure

By PCNA | January 30, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) announced today that the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) will join forces with the Measure Up/Pressure Down™ national hypertension campaign as…

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PCNA celebrates the 50th anniversary of Surgeon General’s report: Smoking & Health

By PCNA | January 30, 2014

This month, the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s report: Smoking and Health. PCNA president Kathy Berra publicly supports this latest…

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PCNA Response: Terisa Trial, ACC.13 Scientific Sessions

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Sunday, 10 March 2013 14:51 SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2013 The TERISA Trial, presented on Sunday at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2013, revealed data that shows the…

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Kim Newlin Appointed to PCNA Board of Directors

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 11:20 KIM NEWLIN JOINS PCNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MADISON, Wis.—September 3, 2013–The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), headquartered in Madison, Wis., announces the addition of Kim Newlin, MSN, ANP…

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PCNA Awards Boston Advertising Agency $5,000 to Fund Employee Wellness Programs After Winning National Challenge

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Monday, 10 June 2013 16:29   PCNA awards Boston advertising agency $5,000 to fund employee wellness programs after winning national challenge First Annual PCNA Prevention Challenge impacts corporate wellness, aids…

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PCNA’s Suzanne Hughes to be Presented with AHA Healthcare Volunteer of the Year Award

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 00:00 AKRON, Ohio, June 20, 2012 Suzanne Hughes, RN, MSN, FAHA, FPCNA, Clinical Education Project Director at the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), will be presented…

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Local Nurses Tackle Heart Disease in the Fort Worth Area

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Thursday, 13 September 2012 00:00 FORT WORTH, Texas, September 13, 2012 A new program coming to Fort Worth to educate local health care providers about the latest in heart disease…

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Team-Based Approach to Heart Disease Prevention Key in Identifying Missed Opportunities for Controlling Hypertension

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Monday, 10 September 2012 00:00 MADISON, Wis., September 10, 2012 PCNA responds to CDC Vital Signs report with the early release of new patient education material on controlling blood pressure…

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Underserved Gain Access to More Preventative Services with Affordable Care Ruling

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Thursday, 28 June 2012 00:00 MADISON, Wis., June 28, 2012 PCNA Responds to Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Health Care Reform Law Lola A. Coke, PhD, APRN-BC, CNS, FAHA, FPCNA,…

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