Welcome to the Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association (INCA) Website.


Providing a forum for education, communication and research development among nurses working in the cardiovascular arena.

The aim of the site is to promote and develop communication and knowledge among cardiovascular nurses. Contributions from cardiovascular nurses and those working and interested in the speciality are very welcome and will be accommodated. Special interest groups and educational resources are available on the “members only” pages. Links are provided to a variety of related sites.

Latest News


INCA Educational Bursary 2020

Open to all INCA members

Closing Date for 2020 applications: 7th February 2020

Click link below for more information





Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, 7th March 2020,

“Cardiac Patient Care- Basics to Current Practice”



Deadline for submissions: Friday, February 28th, 2020

Click link below for instruction:

INCA Call for Abstracts 2020 scientific meeting


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INCA 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting

‘Cardiac Patient Care – Basics to Current Practice’

7th March 2020, Robert Smith Lecture Theatre, St James’s Hospital

See link below (full programme available soon)

INCA 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, 7th March 2020





INCA Annual Scientific Meeting in Association with the Irish Cardiac Society

Novel and Rare Cardiac Conditions’ Galway 17.10.2019


Hope you all enjoyed our recent meeting in Galway: superb speakers, personal stories, excellent stands, networking opportunities and thanks to our ICS colleagues a new app to play with!

Thank you to all 168 attendees, you really made the day!

Check out the Gallery for more photos



INCA Annual Scientific Meeting in Association with the Irish Cardiac Society

Novel and Rare Cardiac Conditions’ Galway 17.10.2019


Congratulations to the team from ED in Beaumont for their winning poster:

‘Cardiology rANP-led pharmacological cardioversion of  patients with recent onset, low risk, non-valvular Atrial fibrillation reduces length of stay in the ED and prevents hospital admission’


Check out the new 2019 ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines here:

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Dyslipidaemias
  • Acute Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chronic Coronary Syndromes
  • Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and CVD


INCA recognition letter from ACNAP

The Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions in the European Society of Cardiology have written to the INCA committee to thank them for their hard work and dedication in organizing EuroHeartCare 2018…one of the best attended EuroHeartCare events ever!

We in turn want to thank our members and colleagues who promoted the conference and attended in great numbers, those who participated by presenting their work and our industry associates for helping us to ensure the event was such a huge success!  Clap 2

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