American Association of Heart Failure Nurses
The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is a specialty organization dedicated to advancing nursing education, clinical practice, and research to improve heart failure patient outcomes. Heart failure is our exclusive interest and passion. Our goal is to set the standards for heart failure nursing care.
We unite the full spectrum of nurses and other health professionals interested in heart failure. We serve as the interface for sharing ideas, translating research findings into practice, and setting priorities for the future. We welcome and value all professionals involved in heart failure care. We focus on patients across all environments of care from the hospital, to the clinic, to home.
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) is the leading nursing organization dedicated to preventing cardiovascular disease through assessing risk, facilitating lifestyle changes, and guiding individuals to achieve treatment goals. PCNA's current membership approximates over 2,200 professionals throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. Our membership continues to grow and represent the ever-increasing numbers of nurses in primary and secondary prevention.
Society of Chest Pain Centers
The Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) is a non-profit international professional organization focused upon improving care for patients with acute coronary syndromes and other maladies.
The Society promotes protocol-based medicine, often delivered through a Chest Pain Center model to address the diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndromes, acute decompensated heart failure, and to promote the adoption of process improvement science by healthcare providers.