Telehealth Strategies for Cardiovascular Nurses

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 nurses. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, health care systems in the United States are facing challenges with sustaining capacity for health care delivery.1,2 In this very…

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A Decline in Hypertension Awareness Among Young Women

Thank you to Diana-Lyn Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, FAAN and Olubunmi Ogungbe, MPH, RN for this article on the decline in hypertension awareness in young women. An Alarming Concern for Cardiovascular Nurses Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a leading risk factor for preventable deaths in the US.1 Almost half of US adults have hypertension,…

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Re-examining Social Determinants of Health During COVID-19: Screening and Community Resources

This article was co-written by Diana-Lyn Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE and Nia A. Josiah, BA, MSN The sudden and rapid progression of COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented public health crisis, challenging nurses and cardiovascular nurses particularly to re-examine factors contributing to increased risks of exposure and severe complications1.   Cardiovascular nurses are dedicated…

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