Latest Cardiac nursing Stories

2011-06-09 12:01:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAHFN 7th Annual Conference is recognized as the premier meeting in the field of Heart Failure Nursing. It is planned to meet the needs of nurses, advanced practice nurses, inpatient nurses, outpatient nurses, home health nurses, cardiac/HF administrators, clinical directors, physician assistants, dieticians, etc. who are interested in heart failure patient care. Throughout the three-day conference vital data and crucial...

2011-05-06 09:38:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN), along with the American Nurses Association (ANA), celebrates National Nurses Week May 6 - 12, 2011 and National Nurses Day on May 6, 2011. Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America's 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. The theme for 2011 is "Nurses Trusted to Care." AAHFN...

2010-12-07 08:21:00

BOSTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, today announced the appointment of Stephanie A. Moore, MD, as Medical Director for the Center's Connected Cardiac Care program. Dr. Moore is a cardiologist specializing in heart failure at Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center. Connected Cardiac Care is a program offered to heart failure patients at risk for frequent hospitalizations and is available at all...

2010-12-06 08:40:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) has launched the first-ever Heart Failure Nursing Certification program. Registration is open for the Heart Failure Nursing Certification exam at www.heartfailurecertification.com. Initially, the exam will be offered on June 23, 2011 at the AAHFN annual meeting (June 23-25) at the Westin Seattle Hotel in Seattle, WA. AAHFN will offer a webinar prep series beginning in the...

2010-05-05 13:18:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN), along with the American Nurses Association (ANA), supports and encourages programs - through state and district nurses associations, other specialty nursing organizations, educational facilities, and independent health care companies and institutions - recognizing National Nurses Week, which will be celebrated May 6 - 12, 2010. "Promoting Nurses Week is a great way to increase...

2009-12-11 13:56:00

DALLAS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For their unique Return to Work Lab which focuses on individualized rehabilitation for younger, more active cardiac patients, the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at the Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital was recently awarded the Innovation Award from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The award acknowledges programs that have enhanced their delivery of care for a patient...

2009-07-22 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been recognized by the American Heart Association for providing quality, evidence-based care for coronary artery disease and heart failure. "This is another example of the dedication and commitment in providing stellar quality heart and vascular care to the Dallas community by physicians, nursing, allied health professionals and administration," said Jon Gardner, administrative director of the Heart...

2008-07-23 15:00:31

Exercise is only part of the healing process for heart patients. There is also a need for advice and support, which is provided by Manawatu health services. Cardiac rehabilitation nurse specialist Adrienne Kennedy says there are three phases of cardiac rehabilitation. The first phase is inpatient rehabilitation. During this phase, patients and their families are educated in heart disease. Phase two involves working with groups of outpatients in education sessions. Seven...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'