New Abstracts Category: Graduate Capstone

Graduate Capstone Category PCNA is excited to introduce a brand-new category in our Call for Abstracts this year. The new Graduate Capstone category is designed to appeal to nurse educators and their students who wish to stand out in their field prior to or just after their degrees are conferred. The Graduate Capstone category is…

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Call to Action: Cardiovascular-Related Maternal Mortality

PCNA’s Advocacy Committee authored an article in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing titled A Call to Action: Cardiovascular-Related Maternal Mortality – Inequities in Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color. Aptly included in the Progress in Prevention column of the journal, the call to action takes a look at the disparities in outcomes for Black, Indigenous,…

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2021 Fall Learning Series

5 Virtual Continuing Education Events This Fall Join us for free educational events this fall, where you can earn continuing education contact hours and learn the latest in cardiovascular disease prevention and management. PCNA chapters are hosting 5 different virtual events this fall – all are welcome to register and attend these free events. Plant-Based…

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Spring Learning Event: Unanswered Speaker Questions

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 get to during the event, but our speakers have kindly agreed to answer your questions below. Reducing Health Disparities Through Increased PAD Awareness, Identification and…

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PCNA Welcomes New Board Members

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 of Directors. These new members join twelve other board members whose role is to provide overall strategic guidance to the organization. Sandra B. Dunbar, RN,…

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2021 Poster and Abstract Winners

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 fit into two categories: original research and innovative projects. In 2021, we were proud to accept 17 posters for presentation at our meeting. You can…

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PCNA Congratulates the 2021 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium Award Winners

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 health care providers by acknowledging their many accomplishments. Each award winner is recognized below with their photo and biography. PCNA celebrated outstanding leadership by inducting…

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Year in Review – 2020

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 highlights these accomplishments. Loading…

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Just Launched: Cardiovascular Nursing Certificate

Just launched is the Cardiovascular Nursing Certificate program, a self-paced online experience that strengthens your professional knowledge, competence, and confidence relative to cardiovascular nursing. Designed for advanced beginners, this first-in-class global certificate program combines clinically rigorous training in a user-friendly format with practical activities that make learning easier and compelling and sustains the retention of…

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Statin Side Effects – New Patient Tool | PCNA

Statins are the gold standard for managing dyslipidemia in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk. The benefits of statins in primary and secondary prevention is among the most studied in modern medicine. While their safety has been well documented, statin intolerance continues to be a major concern, resulting in non-adherence or discontinuation of therapy. An estimated 50% of patients with coronary…

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