Susan Bush, RN, BSN, CCRP, FPCNA has devoted her career to cardiovascular nursing in various capacities including critical care, disease management, and cardiac rehabilitation. Her nursing education started with an Associate of Science degree from Florida State College and continued with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Regis University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Susan is currently the Heart Failure Nurse Navigator at UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado educating and managing patients with heart failure. Prior to this she spent many years in Cardiac Rehabilitation in Colorado and Florida. Professional duties included supervision of Phases I through III Cardiac Rehabilitation, staff, patient, student, and community health education development and presentation, planning and facilitation of support group meetings, quality improvement, policy and procedure development, and certification preparation. She successfully completed the requirements for Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional with American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. As a cardiovascular disease manager she researched, developed, and implemented a lipid disease management program for sixty primary care physicians which included training as well as compiling and analyzing data. Susan is a founding member and past President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of PCNA. Since the official designation as a chapter in October 2010, she has planned and moderated meetings and collaborated with the Colorado American College of Cardiology developing educational conferences. She has been a PCNA member since 2004 and has participated on multiple committees and education projects. She is on the Board of Directors for PCNA. Other professional memberships include AACVPR and ACC.