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Experiences in Advocacy: Sweetened Beverage Tax

By PCNA | April 19, 2019

Karen Larimer PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA received PCNA’s Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention in 2018. Here, she recounts her advocacy experiences. As a nurse, scientist, and health advocate, I have seen…

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Promoting Physical Activity

By PCNA | April 10, 2019

Cardiovascular nurses are seasoned professionals at promoting physical activity to their patients. But the way our communities are designed can create barriers that make physical activity more difficult for some.…

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PCNA joins PAD Task Force in Washington, DC

By PCNA | September 13, 2018

PCNA was proud to join the PAD Task Force is Washington, DC to to call for policies that address Peripheral Artery Disease. Read the press release issued by the Task Force.

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New Partnership with Nursing Collaborative on Climate Challenge and Health

By PCNA | June 29, 2018

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association has joined with eight other national nursing organizations as a member of the Nursing Collaborative on Climate Challenge and Health.

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PCNA Encourages People to ‘Listen to Their Heart’ for National Heart Disease Awareness Day

By PCNA | February 21, 2018

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is joining other organizations, advocates, and individuals to celebrate National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on February 22 to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease (HVD) and improve detection and access to life-saving treatment.

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Access to Innovative Medicines May be Just a Click Away

By PCNA | February 2, 2018

Patients and families are asking more frequently about options that can help them cover their health care costs, yet often providers aren’t aware of the financial support available through a variety of programs that can be found with a little research.

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Experience in Advocacy, by Maria Teresa Lira Correa

By PCNA | November 29, 2017

Be resilient when you do not achieve support; this is not failure, it is another opportunity from a different angle!

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Experiences in Advocacy by Alethea Hill

By PCNA | December 6, 2016

Advocating for the care of patients, families, communities, and populations is rewarding, yet hard work. It allows me to make incremental strides toward preservation of health and wellness for each person I encounter.

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Call to Action: Physical Activity as a Vital Sign

By PCNA | June 6, 2016

The American College of Sports Medicine and Kaiser Permanente are calling for HCP to assess patients level of physical activity at every visit.

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PCNA Shows Support For WHF World Heart Day This September

By PCNA | September 23, 2014

(September 17, 2014) The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), based in Madison, Wis., is proud to announce its support of this year’s World Heart Federation (WHF) World Heart Day, taking…

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