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New Orleans Chapter Walks for Heart Health

By PCNA | November 21, 2019

The PCNA Crescent City Chapter participated in the New Orleans AHA Heart Walk on November 16, 2019 at LaSalle Park in Metairie, LA.  Participants walked the 1.8-mile wooded trail through…

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Updated Access to Innovative Medicine Provider Tools

By PCNA | October 10, 2019

Innovative therapies to prevent and treat heart disease and stroke fill an important health care need for many.  PCNA has a number of resources for providers and patients to help…

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Chapter Blood Pressure Screenings

By PCNA | October 4, 2019

PCNA Chapters have been hard at work recently, providing blood pressure screenings to individuals in their communities. Central Virginia Chapter The Central Virginia Chapter participated in the 4th annual Community…

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New PCNA Position Statement on Climate Change

By PCNA | September 11, 2019

“The science is clear: climate change is one of the most serious threats to human health we face today. As nurses, we have a duty to provide our patients, communities,…

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New PCNA Diabetes Tool Available

By PCNA | August 20, 2019

The Diabetes and CVD Connection Approximately 30.3 million people of all ages, or 9.4% of the U.S. population, had diabetes in 2015, the majority being type 2 diabetes. The percentage…

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Fall Learning Programs: Save the Date

By PCNA | August 7, 2019

We are very excited about our slate of fall learning programs. You can earn CE contact hours and network with colleagues at these complimentary events. Details are still being finalized…

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Announcing New Members of the Board of Directors

By PCNA | May 8, 2019

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is proud to announce the addition of three new board members, of diverse backgrounds and talents, who will serve on our Board of Directors. These…

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Experiences in Advocacy: Sweetened Beverage Tax

By Karen Larimer | 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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Advancing Patient Center Care through Shared Decision Making

By PCNA | March 1, 2019

Dr. Victor Montori, a leader in the Knowledge and Evaluation Research unit at Mayo Clinic, is interested in how clinical knowledge is produced, disseminated and taken up in practice —…

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2018 Annual Report

By PCNA | February 8, 2019
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