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American Nurses Association

ANA 2017 Year of the Healthy Nurse

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major issue in our country, with close to 86 million Americans suffering from some type of CVD (AHA, 2017). How are we doing with our cardiovascular health as nurses? According to ANA’s health risk appraisal, we could be doing much better. Twenty-five percent of respondents suffer from hypertension, 6 percent smoke, only about one-third eat the daily recommended amount of whole grains, only 16 percent eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables, and only about half regularly perform the recommended strengthening and aerobic exercises (ANA & ICG, 2016). The average BMI of respondents is 27.6, which is in the overweight range (ANA & ICG, 2016). We have some work to do in 2017—now is the time to improve these statistics for ourselves, our patients, and our families!


American Heart Association [AHA]. (2017). American Heart month events and info. Retrieved 1/18/17 from

American Nurses Association [ANA] & Insight Consulting Group [ICG]. (2016). Health risk appraisal exploratory data analysis: November 30, 2016 [PowerPoint].

What Nursing Resources Are Available to Help You Improve Your Heart Health?

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Call for Presentations & Posters

Colorado Nurses Association & Colorado Student Nurses Association
2017 Annual Conference Nursing: The Balance of Body, Mind & Spirit

The 2017 Colorado Nurses Association and Colorado Student Nurses Association Annual Conference will be held Friday & Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, 2017 at the Double Tree Hotel, Greenwood Village, Colorado.

The 2017 Theme: “Nursing: The Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit”, recognizes how crucial health and wellness are to achieve total balance in our lives and those we care for. The conference audience includes Student Nurses, Registered Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses, policy leaders, managers, administrators and others involved in some aspect of health care in Colorado. Conference attendees want to learn about unique, state of the art, cutting-edge topics and to earn continuing education based on core nursing and healthcare content. Format & Session Length Conference education sessions are offered in 1 hour or, 1.5 hours.

To better assist our Planning Committee in evaluating your presentation, please submit your proposal on our official Presentation Proposal System. A brief biological sketch of the presenter(s) should be included with your proposal. If you have further questions please contact us at or 720.457.1194.