News and Articles

Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis: What’s the Difference?

By Susan Bush | July 9, 2019

Any nurse knows that ketones are bad, right? So what is all the hype over eating plans that induce ketosis? And why are ketones being labeled neuroprotective or referred to…

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Using the New Metabolic Syndrome Severity Z Score During Prediabetes Treatment

By Sandra Dunbar | June 5, 2019

A cornerstone of preventative cardiovascular nursing is education and counseling on lifestyle behaviors and change. Have you ever wondered if all that intense focus on lifestyle makes a difference in…

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New App Tests Your AFib Knowledge

By PCNA | May 24, 2019

HealthQuest in NVAF is a new app designed to test your knowledge of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. This interactive game lets you compete against your peers, earn achievements, and reach different…

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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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Download the Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium App

By PCNA | April 5, 2019

Download Instructions Navigate to the App Store or Google Play and Search for “Attendify” (Please note iOS Attendify will be the second selection).  Once finished downloading, open the “Attendify” app…

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How to Claim Live Event CE

By PCNA | April 4, 2019
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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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8 Smart Mobile Apps and Gadgets for Heart Health

By PCNA | November 5, 2018

As a team, cardiovascular health and technology experts have come together to develop a myriad of downloadable tools at your fingertips to help prevent and manage CVD. Here are a few apps and gadgets for heart health that you can use – and recommend to your patients.

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6 Healthy Work-Life Balance Tips for Nurses

By PCNA | October 29, 2018

How can you go about achieving work-life balance? Use these tips especially for nurses to help guide the way toward a satisfying career and personal life.

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5 Signs You’re a Cardiovascular Nurse

By PCNA | October 10, 2018

Cardiovascular nurses work hard every day to help patients enjoy healthier and happier lives. While at times you might feel like your job is a lot to manage, the chances are good that you’ve become adept at overcoming obstacles with patience and resilience.

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