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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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Climate Change and Health

By Susan Bush | December 19, 2018

Climate change threatens human health and well-being in the United States. The U.S. Global Change Research Program conducted a Climate and Health Assessment in order to enhance understanding and inform…

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PCNA and Million Hearts: Helping More People Reap the Benefits of Cardiac Rehab

By PCNA | November 27, 2018

Participation in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) improves quality of life and reduces the risk of death and readmissions to the hospital. Individuals who complete all 36 sessions of CR have a…

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PCNA Endorses New Cholestrol and Physical Acitivity Guidelines

By PCNA | November 27, 2018

Prevention was a major theme of the 2018 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions held in Chicago this November. Two guideline updates are especially relevant to preventive cardiovascular nurses. The Preventive…

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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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PCNA’s Role in the New Hypertension Guidelines: An Interview with Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb

By PCNA | August 30, 2018

We talked to PCNA’s representative that helped develop the new Hypertension Guidelines. Cheryl Dennision Himmelfarb shared how the nursing perspective impacted the guidelines and how nurses will help shape their implementation.

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We Asked Ourselves: What Does a Preventive Cardiovascular Nurse Do?

By PCNA | August 1, 2018

PCNA convened a Job Panel Analysis Task Force to evaluate what exactly preventive cardiovascular nurses do. This data will help PCNA in creating the most useful content for nurses.

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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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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Wins PCNA’s First-ever Institutional Award

By PCNA | June 5, 2018

With a record of producing top notch cardiovascular nursing leaders and conducting nursing research, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing was a clear choice for the Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association’s first-ever Institutional Award for Excellence in Promoting Cardiovascular Care.

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Paper to Serve as Guidance for Promoting Nursing in CVD

By PCNA | May 4, 2018

The GCNLF guidance document is designed to be used when talking with stakeholders, ministers of health, and CVD teams about the important role nurses can play in CVD prevention and management.

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