Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

Message from the Chair


Welcome to the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN) of the American Heart Association (AHA). It is an honor and privilege to serve as Chair and remain committed to advocating for nursing and cardiovascular and stroke conditions across the lifespan. We remain focused on serving as a scientific home for nursing and providing resources for professional development at all stages and career paths.

Chair, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

Welcome to the CVSN Council

Hear from CVSN Council Leadership on the vision and benefits of being a part of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing.
CVSN Science News
The CVSN Council actively participates in the publication of scientific statements or guidelines that are important to our members. We've included those along with articles or research that cover topics of interest to our members below.

CVSN Educational Fund

Contribute to the CVSN Council's future success through a donation to the CVSN Educational Fund to fund educational programs and activities such as travel grants awards and support for early-career members.

International Stroke Conference 2024

February 7–9, 2024
Phoenix, Arizona

Additional Resources


Current AHA Research Grant and Funding Opportunities

Grant and funding opportunities are posted throughout the year. Check out a complete listing of current RFPs and apply to fund your research today.

Cropped cover of the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

One of the leading journals for advanced practice nurses in cardiovascular care.


NIH Stroke Scale

CME/CE certified, for healthcare professionals on how to administer the NIH Stroke Scale, a critical component of acute stroke assessment.

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Scientific Sessions 2024

Scientific Sessions: November 16–18, 2024
McCormick Place Convention Center | Chicago, Illinois