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AAHFN Milestones

  • 2004
  • AAHFN becomes an official Association

    Vision, Mission, values and logo developed

    1st issue of The Connection is released

  • 2005
  • Becomes the official journal of AAHFN

    "Failure is Not an Option" Campaign launched

    Comprehensive Management of the Heart Failure Patient launched in regional locations

    AAHFN held its 1st Annual Conference

    Nurse “pocket cards” delivered with membership renewal

  • 2006
  • Worked with the Society of Hospital Medicine to develop HF website and disease management programming

    AAHFN Web-Resource Center went live

    AAHFN co­sponsored a session at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Annual Heart Failure meeting

  • 2007
  • Partnered with Association Headquarters as Management Company

    Collaborated with Society of Chest Pain Centers and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association to develop the Fight Against Heart Failure Campaign

  • 2008
  • Held the 1st HFDMP Pre-conference workshop

    Robin J Trupp Scholarship launched

    AAHFN participated in and endorsed ANA and ACCF “Cardiovascular Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice

  • 2009
  • AAHFN Celebrates 5 years in Minneapolis, MN

    Heart and Lung The Journal of Acute and Critical Care became the new official journal of AAHFN

  • 2010
  • Redesigned The Connection

    Launched Communities of Practice

    Announced new Area Representative program

  • 2011
  • First pen and paper CHFN exam is offered at the Annual Conference in Seattle, WA

    Launched patient education website and Patient Education Hotline

    Held the first Mechanical Circulatory Support Workshop

  • 2012
  • AAHFN becomes an accredited provider by the ANCC

    The Heart Failure Certification: Core Curriculum Review was published

    Position paper on HF Certification published

  • 2013
  • Held the first Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

    Started offering CBT CHFN Exams across the US

    Basic Heart Failure Nursing Pocket Guide was published

    Reached 2000 members

    Held the first Heart Failure Readmission Symposium

  • 2014
  • AAHFN Celebrates 10 years in Los Angeles, CA

    Launched online heart failure certification review course

    Heart Failure and Disease Management book was published

AAHFN is professionally managed by Association Headquarters Inc., a charter accredited association management company.