Our attendees took to Twitter to share some of the most interesting takeaways from our Virtual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. Here are some of their top tweets. Review of COVID 19: Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Considerations Diana Baptiste, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE @BaptisteDiana“Nurses, our collective voices must be heard through advocacy for public health policy that promotes…

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We have faced unprecedented challenges these past few months and we are proud of the work you do every day addressing the challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and more recently as we face the effects of racism and violence here in the United States. The death of George Floyd and other unarmed black men and…

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The following is a collection of resources that may be of use to a cardiovascular nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on a heading below to jump to a section. May 8, 2020 Update Cardiovascular Care During COVID Telehealth Mental Health Additional Resources April 17, 2020 Update Cardiovascular Care During COVID-19 Mental Health Resources from…

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New information is coming out daily as the federal government responds to the outbreak of COVID-19. The following is the latest in changes to Telehealth requirements. CMS Expands Medicare Coverage for Telehealth Visits The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) announced that it will reimburse at the same rate as in-person visits for all…

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It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the 26th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium. The decision to cancel was made based on the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. We do not want to put anyone at additional risk for contracting the virus. In addition,…

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For adults living with chronic heart disease, influenza (flu) can mean more than a few days sick in bed. In fact, when heart disease is combined with flu, it can lead to severe complications and can increase the likelihood of heart attacks, hospitalization, or even death. (1) Multiple studies have shown that a heart attack…

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The thought-provoking topic, Sex Differences in the Prevention and Management of Heart Failure, will be addressed by Dr. Mariell Jessup. She’ll discuss the differences in heart failure prevalence, treatments, and outcomes in women and men, as well as highlight emerging areas of research. As an internationally renowned thought leader in heart failure research, prevention, and…

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Two years ago, PCNA engaged in a campaign to raise awareness about access to innovative cardiovascular medicines including PCSK9s, NOACs, and new heart failure therapies. We wish to know how this issue is currently impacting your practice and the lives of your patients. We’ll be attending a stakeholder summit in Washington DC in March and…

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Attend the Pharmacology Preconference, featuring the science and clinical application of cannabinoids. Health care providers hear conflicting reports regarding the use of medical marijuana, yet the use of cannabis is growing medicinally and recreationally. Learn the mechanisms of the endocannabinoid system and the pharmacology of cannabinoids so you feel comfortable conversing with patients about cannabis…

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