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2021 Survey Results

By Mariel Snyder | September 9, 2021

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the 2021 PCNA Survey. Your feedback helps PCNA focus efforts on creating patient handouts and online education that meet your…

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PCNA Congratulates the 2021 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium Award Winners

By PCNA | April 13, 2021

At each year’s Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, PCNA recognizes individuals and an institution for their significant contributions to cardiovascular nursing and cardiovascular disease prevention and management. We are honored to celebrate…

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Yvonne Commodore-Mensah Represents PCNA for Scientific Statement on Psychological Health, Well-Being, and the Mind-Heart-Body Connection

By Sue | January 28, 2021

Thank you to Yvonne Commodore-Mensah for representing PCNA and nursing in the creation of a new scientific statement the American Heart Association (AHA) on the relationship between psychological health and…

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Research Rooted in Advocacy

By Emily Jones | July 31, 2020

Emily Jones, BSN, PhD, RNC-OB received PCNA’s Advocacy Award for CVD Prevention in 2019. Here, she recounts her advocacy experiences. Nurses advocate in myriad ways, seen and unseen. We advocate…

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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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PCNA Chapters Hold 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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Using Pageants to Spread the Word about Women and Heart Disease

By Kim St. Clair Seals | September 4, 2019

I am the current President for the First Coast PCNA Chapter (Jacksonville, FL). I began my nursing career as a diploma graduate nurse, and later received my BSN from the…

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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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6 Empowering Communications Tips for Nurses

By PCNA | January 22, 2019

Learn How to Make Your Voice Heard at Work with these Helpful Hints When working in a highly collaborative and busy clinic or hospital setting, knowing how to speak your…

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Inspirational Advice for Cardiovascular Nurses from our Members

By PCNA | December 12, 2018

Discover Valuable Insights and Wisdom on Making the Most of Your Career Many cardiovascular nurses continually search for ways to expand their knowledge and skills that can help them achieve…

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