The Million Hearts initiative: Guidelines and best practices

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Liana Orsolini, Kate Gawlik, Lynne T. Braun, Deborah A. Chyun, Vicki S. Conn, Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Lisa M. Lewis, Gail D.eramo Melkus, Angelica Millan, Virginia Hill Rice, Joellen Wilbur, Sarah Nowlin, Abigail R. Olin

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Million Hearts is a national initiative to improve the nation's cardiovascular health through evidence-based practices and prevention. This article reviews the ABCS of Million Hearts with an emphasis on NP-led care models. Recommendations for clinical practice, education, research, and health policy are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-53
Number of pages8
JournalNurse Practitioner
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 18 2016


  • Million Hearts
  • cardiovascular disease
  • evidence-based practice
  • nurse-led interventions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing


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