The Arizona Chapter of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association serves the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area.
Contact Kate to learn more about getting involved with the Arizona Chapter.
Get to Know Your Chapter Leadership Team!
The Arizona Chapter was started in 2016 by April Bramini and Susan Halli-Demeter. Local members include registered nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioner, nursing students, exercise physiologists, dietitians, cardiovascular industry specialists, primary care and family practice providers, cardiac rehabilitation, hospital, research-based, and outpatient clinic nurses. A unique characteristic of our chapter is that we serve a large geographic area and our professional membership is diverse.
Current Chapter Leader, Kate Lew, MSN, RN, FNP-C, is a nurse practitioner in the outpatient cardiology department at Mayo Clinic Arizona. She has been in the role for over 7 years and cares for a broad range of cardiovascular diseases. More recently she became the supervisor for the advanced practice providers in outpatient cardiology. Prior to her nurse practitioner role, she was a staff nurse on a cardiothoracic progressive care unit. She earned her BSN from the University of Arizona and her nurse practitioner degree from the University of Cincinnati. She has been a member of PCNA for the last 6 years and enjoys attending the Annual Symposium each year. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog Zoey
We warmly welcome new members! Both members and non-members are welcome to attend chapter events and meetings. Membership is open to all healthcare professionals with an interest in cardiovascular care and prevention. Please join us at our next event and consider joining PCNA if you are not already a member.