Nurses association promotes heart health in February and beyond – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to help others develop and practice healthy lifestyle behaviors and reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
As nurses, we know modifying eating habits, becoming more physically active and reducing stress can make significant differences in our patients’ well-being.
President of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Jo-Ann Eastwood, PhD, RN, CNS, ACNP-BC, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN, shared her thoughts with Nurse.com on what the PCNA is doing to support nurses, as well as people in their communities, in the quest for improved cardiac health.
Eastwood is an associate professor in Health Promotion Sciences/Acute Care Nursing at the UCLA School of Nursing. She also is a fellow of the American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing and a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.