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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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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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Get Your Patients Back on Their Feet at the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | February 5, 2019

Learn about Lower Extremity PAD: How to Help Your Patients Get Back on their Feet from Diane Treat-Jacobsen RN, PhD in her keynote presentation on Saturday, April 11 at the…

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Sharonne Hayes, MD to Give Opening Keynote at the 25th Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

By PCNA | January 3, 2019

Sharonne N Hayes MD, founder of the Women’s Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN will discuss, Women and CVD: Creating Awareness and Making Prevention a Priority during her…

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