Relaxation Techniques for High Blood Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, nearly half of the adult population (47% or 116 million) have high blood pressure.[1] This disease, also called hypertension, is among the leading causes of death in the country. High blood pressure is also an economic burden, annually costing the nation…

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2022 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, General Sessions

Clinical management of chronic cardiovascular disease is a key component of the work of advanced practice nurses and registered nurses in cardiology and primary care settings. PCNA develops an annual CE program to meet the clinical practice and recertification needs of these clinicians.  This 2022 curriculum includes a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular risk assessment and…

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New Hypertension Guidelines: Matching Risks and Treatments

Measurement and Lifestyle Changes to Reach New Targets Dr.Cheryl  Dennison-Himmelfarb, Associate Dean for Research and Professor at Johns Hopkins University, discusses the 2017 AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline and highlights treatment strategies according to patient risk level. This clinically-relevant session is timely and practical.

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