Patricia Rahnema, FNP passed away September 14, 2014 at the age of 60. Patti started her long career in nursing as an RN at North York General Hospital, Ontario in 1973. During the next 40 years, she enthusiastically pursued her love of cardiovascular disease doing what she did best, diagnosing, treating, helping and mentoring others. She was the author of books in critical care, notably her publication titled “Critical Care Nursing” which continues to be used by many nursing colleges, and this combined with her published journal articles and her teaching and lecturing skills made her a recognized pioneer and leader in her field. She was one of the first cardiac nurse practitioners in Arizona and was a member of the American College of Cardiology, ACCN, College of Nurses of Ontario and FCCS. More information can be found here.