News and Articles

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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New Atrial Fibrillation Graphic Handout

By PCNA | February 1, 2018

PCNA has developed a new infographic based on the results of a recent survey to designed to understand how nurses identify patients who may be at risk for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation (NVAF).

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Atrial Fibrillation Graphic Handout

By PCNA | January 24, 2018

PCNA has created an Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) infographic to help patients recognize the risk factors for AFib. Even if they have not felt “fluttering” sensations or other key indicators of…

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New Data on PCSK9s for High Risk Groups

By PCNA | November 15, 2017

The results of the sub-group analyses of the FOURIER Trial showed patients who might benefit most from the combination of evolocumab and statin therapy, namely those with PAD and those who had a more recent MI, more than 1 MI, or residual multivessel disease. Those with the highest risk had the most benefit from the addition of evolocumab.

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2017 Nursing Research Grant Winner Announced

By PCNA | November 2, 2017

Congratulations to Muna H. Hammash, PhD, RN on being award the 2017 Nursing Research Grant.

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