News and Articles

Urgent Call to Action for Nurses to Improve Hypertension Control

By PCNA | February 15, 2022

In response to the Surgeon General Call to Action on Hypertension, nursing leaders have come together to outline how nurses can address the growing hypertension burden. PCNA joined with 11…

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Social Determinants of Health and Obesity

By PCNA | January 10, 2022

Implications for Clinical Research and Practice Thank you to Jillian Randolph BA, and Janna Stephens RN, PhD for this article connecting the social seterminants of health and obesity. Obesity and…

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Health Equity: Cardiovascular Nurses’ Role

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | December 1, 2021

Advancing Health Equity Health equity has been defined as “When every person has a fair opportunity to attain his or her full health potential, and no one is disadvantaged from…

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Recapping the Health Equity Summit 2021

By Sandra Dunbar | November 27, 2021

PCNA Board President Sandra Dunbar authored this helpful recap of the 2021 Health Equity Summit. You can view the recordings of Day 1 and Day 2 of the Health Equity…

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Talking About Obesity

By PCNA | November 9, 2021

Addressing Barries to Communicating Effectivey About Obesity There are conversations that many of us dread. The subject matter is difficult. It may not be the first time we’ve had this…

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Physical Activity, Exercise Training and Heart Failure: Does Intensity Matter?

By Elizabeth Moxley | October 29, 2021

Heart failure currently affects an estimated 6.2 million US adults1 and approximately 2% of individuals on a global scale.2 According to recommendations by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and…

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Is Cardiovascular Disease Part of Hispanic Heritage?

By Emily Jones | October 7, 2021

Thank you to Brenda Olmos, MSN, APRN, FNP-C and Emily Jones, PhD, RNC-OB, FAHA, FPCNA for this article on cardiovascular disease and Hispanic heritage. During Hispanic Heritage Month, many organizations are…

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New Abstracts Category: Graduate Capstone

By PCNA | September 2, 2021

Graduate Capstone Category PCNA is excited to introduce a brand-new category in our Call for Abstracts this year. The new Graduate Capstone category is designed to appeal to nurse educators…

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Cardiac Biomarkers and COVID-19

By Yvonne Commodore-Mensah | August 6, 2021

This article on biomarkers and COVID-19 was co-written by Oluwabunmi Ogungbe, MPH, RN and Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN. What Nurses Should Know About Cardiac and Inflammatory Biomarkers and COVID-19…

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Spring Learning Event: Unanswered Speaker Questions

By PCNA | June 18, 2021

The Spring Learning Event, held on June 8, 2021, was packed full with clinicaly relevant information on PAD and VTE. There were a few questions that we weren’t able to…

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