Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum Launches Comprehensive Online Resource

February 6, 2016

The Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum (GCNLF), an initiative of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), today announced the launch of a new global patient education resource and information clearinghouse to facilitate the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke around the world. The new website, at, includes general information about GCNLF, a patient…

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GCNLF at World Congress of Cardiology July 2016

December 15, 2015

As GCNLF begins to expand its global presence and work to engage and mobilize an international community of nursing leaders, representatives will be connecting with colleagues and presenting at the World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health in Mexico City June 4-7. On Sunday, June 5, GCNLF leaders Kathy Berra and Laura Hayman will present…

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GCNLF Leaders Publish Editorial in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

September 9, 2015

Nurses are the largest health care discipline in the world managing cardiovascular disease (CVD), and our involvement in CVD and stroke prevention has resulted in improved outcomes for our patients. GCNLF leaders Laura L. Hayman, PhD, MSN; Kathy Berra, MSN, NP-BC; Barbara J. Fletcher, RN, MN and Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSN recently took this…

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Global Leaders in Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Convene in NYC

October 12, 2014

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) convened its first Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum (GCNLF) in October of 2014, bringing together a collective of internationally recognized nurse leaders from around the world for a cardiovascular disease and prevention strategy meeting. The group, including representatives from both low income and middle income countries, aimed to formulate…

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PCNA Releases Supplement n Global Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

June 28, 2011

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) in partnership with the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, the World Heart Federation and the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals, released the Global Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Call to Action for Nursing, a scientific paper that addresses the global burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the…

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