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Sara Paul, DNP-FNP


Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner 
Catawba Valley Cardiology, Conover, NC.

Dr. Sara Paul has been an advanced practice cardiovascular nurse since 1985 and is currently a Heart failure nurse practitioner at Catawba Valley Cardiology in Conover, NC.

She is a founding member of the American Association of Heart Failure nurses 

  • Served as newsletter editor, Secretary for the Board of Directors, chairman of the annual meeting committee, and chairman of the Heart Failure Disease Management workshop. 
  • Editor of AAHFN's Core Curriculum Review book for the heart failure nursing certification exam and AAHFN's Heart Failure Disease Management book. 

Leadership roles with Heart Failure Society of America

  • Board of Directors 2010-2014
  • Executive Officer 2014-2017
  • Committee work:  Development committee, Nominating committee, Review Course, Strategic Planning Task Force, co-chair of the Program committee, Ethics committee, Audit committee, Certification task force, HF-Certification Council. 

Served on numerous committees of the American Heart Association’s Council for Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, as well as national AHA committees.

She has numerous publications in books and journals, has edited 4 nursing books
Many national and international speaking engagements
Editorial boards of the Journal of Cardiac Failure 2009-2021, the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2002-2021 and Critical Care Nursing Quarterly