News and Articles

Enhancing Physical Activity Through Health Care Providers: Exercise is Medicine®

By Anne Fish | October 22, 2020

Health care providers can help their patients incorporate regular physical activity into their lifestyles and make decisions regarding their overall health with handouts available from Exercise is Medicine and the…

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Gestational Diabetes Confers Cardiovascular Risk in Young Women

By Emily Jones | September 16, 2020

Cardiovascular (CV) nurses have long provided prevention-focused care for individuals, families, and communities across the life course. Moving forward, CV nurses will increasingly become leaders in the care of pregnant…

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Re-examining Social Determinants of Health During COVID-19: Screening and Community Resources

By Diana Baptiste | September 3, 2020

This article was co-written by Diana-Lyn Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE and Nia A. Josiah, BA, MSN The sudden and rapid progression of COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented public…

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Exercising During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Elizabeth Moxley | August 27, 2020

This article was written by Elizabeth Moxley, PhD, RN, BS. According to epidemiological evidence, exercise is the ‘real polypill.’1 Exercise improves fitness, strength, coordination,2-3 immunity and suppresses inflammation,4 and has…

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New Tool: A New Approach to Reducing Cardiovascular Risk – Beyond LDL

By PCNA | July 11, 2020

This multi-functional resource was developed for healthcare providers to serve as an evidence-based guide to assist with their therapeutic decision-making to reduce cardiovascular risks for adult patients with elevated triglycerides…

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Role of APRNs in Cardiology is Growing… And With It Comes Responsibilities

By PCNA | June 23, 2020

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) continue to assume an increasing role in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. According to an ACC survey of 2,600 APRN members in 2019,…

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Will the United Kingdom’s idea of changing food labels catch on?

By Anne Fish | June 17, 2020

The United Kingdom (UK) is considering a controversial move to use a symbol on food labels to indicate how much exercise (walking, running) is required to burn off one serving…

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COVID-19 Resources for Cardiovascular Nurses

By PCNA | April 2, 2020

The following is a collection of resources that may be of use to a cardiovascular nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on a heading below to jump to a section.…

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Telehealth During the COVID-19 Outbreak

By PCNA | March 18, 2020

New information is coming out daily as the federal government responds to the outbreak of COVID-19. The following is the latest in changes to Telehealth requirements. CMS Expands Medicare Coverage…

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Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients with Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease: It’s a Big Deal

By Anne Fish | March 6, 2020

Who is covered? Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAHA and Chair of a recent American Heart Association Science Advisory wants prevention nurses to know that supervised exercise therapy (SET) is covered…

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