2021 Virtual GCNLF Meeting: Cardiovascular Nursing and the New Normal

August 30, 2021

Join us on October 14-15, 2021, 7:00 AM CDT for a virtual meeting of the Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum (GCNLF)! This two-day lecture-based event will include keynote speeches on the global imperative of cardiovascular nursing, the importance of advocacy for cardiovascular nurses worldwide, an update on the science and treatment options for the novel…

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Global Cardiovascular Nursing Certificate

March 12, 2021

Conceived during the 2016 Barcelona meeting of the Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum, the Cardiovascular Nursing Certificate has come to fruition! The Cardiovascular Nursing Certificate is a first-in-class global certificate program designed for advanced beginners. It combines clinically rigorous training in a user-friendly format with practical activities that make learning easier and compelling and sustains…

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Special Celebration: 2020 the Year of the Nurse

December 11, 2020

The World Health Organization designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse. Watch the inspiring international celebration of cardiovascular nurses hosted during the NIPC’s 7th National Prevention Conference (November 2020).  This special celebration commemorates the history of the field of nursing, defines the unique position cardiovascular nurses occupy in reducing the global burden of cardiovascular…

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GCNLF 2020 Virtual Meeting

August 5, 2020

GCNLF 2020 Virtual Meeting October 15-16, 20208:00 AM EDT, 1:00 PM BST, 5:30 PM IST, 8:00 PM PHST Attendance to the 2020 GCNLF Virtual Meeting is by invitation only. For more information on GCNLF and to learn how to join us for future events, please contact us. This two-day lecture-based event will include keynote speeches…

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Webinar: Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

November 1, 2019

November 21, 20193:00 pm CST – 4:00 pm CST Join us for a live webinar on Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), the most common arrhythmia worldwide. Now recognized as a growing, global public health epidemic, it is important for nurses to recognize AFib and direct patients toward recommended treatments. Speakers Eileen Handberg, PhD, ARNP-BC, FACCResearch Professor of MedicineDirector, Clinical Trials…

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Executive Summary Published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

May 24, 2019

A summary of the Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum’s work to date was published in the May/June 2019 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

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Lisbon Convening of the GCNLF

December 24, 2018

The third convening of the Global Cardiovascular Nursing Leadership Forum was held in October 2018 in Lisbon, Spain. The meeting was designed to further our mission of promoting nurses as leaders in global CVD and stroke prevention by providing essential education and skills. Members from India, China and Chile presented their prevention projects An international…

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Paper to Serve as Guidance for promoting Nursing in CVD

April 18, 2018

Nursing has a tremendous opportunity to help meet the established World Health Organization’s global strategy to reduce the incidence, morbidity and mortality of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) by 25% by 2025.  However, many nurses come from countries that do not recognize strong nursing leadership or from an institution that doesn’t fully appreciate the value nurse leaders…

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New Global Report Finds Majority of People at High Risk of Stroke not being Screened for Common Risk Factors

October 4, 2017

New research released by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of The Economist, revealed that on average, more than 75 percent of people aged 65 and older worldwide are not being screened for common stroke risk factors during routine primary care examinations, even though this population is at high risk for stroke. The EIU “Preventing Stroke: Uneven…

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Pharmacology Course 2017: The Co-Morbid CVD Patient

August 16, 2017

Clinical management of chronic cardiovascular disease is a key component of the work of advanced practice nurses and RNs in the cardiology and primary care settings. PCNA has developed an annual pharmacology CE program to meet the clinical practice and re-certification needs of these clinicians.  This year, course director Cindy Lamendola, MSN, NP, and faculty…

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