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  • Title: AACVPR - American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation > Home
    Descriptive info: .. Search.. Join.. |.. Home.. Contact Us.. Sitemap.. About.. About Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab.. - Frequently Asked Questions.. Health & Public Policy FAQs - Cardiac Rehab.. Health & Public Policy FAQs - Pulmonary Rehab.. Certification FAQs.. Cardiac Registry FAQs.. Pulmonary Registry FAQs.. About AACVPR.. - Board of Directors.. - Affiliate Societies.. - Committees.. - Fellows.. Master of AACVPR.. - Corporate Sponsors.. - Awards.. Past Award Recipients.. - In the News.. - Staff.. - Liaison Organizations Listing.. Member Center.. Join AACVPR or Renew Your Membership.. Membership Benefits.. Events & Education.. Annual Meeting.. 2013 Call for Abstracts.. 2012 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up.. Support & Exhibit Opportunities.. - 2012 Enduring Materials.. Upcoming Webcasts.. Online Webcast Registration.. Feb 19: Review of the AACVPR Registries.. Mar 19: Keeping Up with Your Diabetes Patients.. Apr.. 4: Improve Compliance of Diabetes in CR Pts.. Apr 23: Intensive Cardiac Rehab: Dr.. Ornish's Prog.. May 15: Interval Training in Phase II Cardiac Reha.. Jun 5: Testing Muscular Strength & Endurance in PR.. Best Practice Essentials for CR & PR.. Program Leadership in the New Era (PLINE) Series.. Past Webcasts & Teleconference Recordings.. Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Weeks.. UW LaCrosse Cardiac Rehab Workshop.. Apply for AACVPR Credits.. Health & Public Policy.. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Toolkit.. Advocacy/DOTH.. Frequently Asked Questions - Cardiac Rehab.. Frequently Asked Questions - Pulmonary Rehab.. Certification.. Certification Center.. Certification Application Resource Page.. Certification "How To" Annual Meeting Session.. Promoting Your Certified Program.. Certification Application FAQs.. Resources.. Outpatient Data Registries.. Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Data Registry.. Outpatient Pulmonary Rehab Data Registry.. Resources for Students.. Resources for Patients.. Cardiac Rehabilitation Patient Resources.. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patient Resources.. Take Control of Your COPD - patient video.. Nutrition & Behavioral Medicine Patient Resources.. Searchable Program Directory.. Employment Resources.. Resources for Professionals.. Publications.. Books.. News & Views.. JCRP Online.. Marketplace &  ...   Vitcenda, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR.. Tuesday, March 19:.. Keeping Up to Date with Your Diabetes Patients.. Presented by Leigh M.. Taylor, PharmD, BCPS, CDE.. Click Here to register.. now.. !.. The.. Call for Abstrac.. ts.. deadline is extended through.. February 15, 2013.. Click Here to learn more!.. Don't forget to save the date for the 2013 AACVPR Annual Meeting -.. October 3-5, 2013.. Gaylord Opryland Hotel.. Nashville, TN.. AACVPR is proud to announce the launch of its Outpatient Data Registries.. Click Here.. to learn more!.. The Certification application is now open!.. Start your application now -.. Visit the Certification Application Resource Page for details.. AACVPR News.. Registry & Certification.. FAQs.. Account Login.. User Name:.. Password:.. Remember Login.. Reset My Password.. Access.. Find a Program in Your Area!.. Education Center.. Visit the Education Center to find valuable educational offerings for your entire team!.. Featured Product:.. Fifteen of the high.. est-rated.. 27th Annual Meeting Enduring Materials now offering CE or CME Credit.. -.. Purchase yours today!.. Partner with AACVPR.. to learn more about partnering with AACVPR to reach your audience.. Industry News.. Preoperative Anxiety as a Predictor of Mortality and Major Morbidity in Patients Aged 70 Years Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.. Earlier appointments increased initial cardiac rehabilitation participation.. Do More With Oxygen.. Helps Those With COPD and Their Caregivers Better Understand the Disease With Free Guide.. Research published in.. Heartwire.. finds that "Cardiac-rehab reports often don't reach the primary-care doc".. Study Suggests Diet and Exercise Can Lead to Diabetes Remission.. Managing mood disorders in patients attending pulmonary rehabilitation clinics.. Weight gain after adolescence has repercussions for hypertension.. Early scheduling gets more patients to cardiac rehab.. COPD Prevalence Rates Reported by All 50 States.. Privacy Statement.. Download Adobe Acrobat.. Site Map.. |.. Login.. Copyright American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation..

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  • Title: Join AACVPR or Renew Your Membership
    Descriptive info: Join or Renew your Membership in AACVPR Today!.. AACVPR membership is effective July 1-June 30,.. and is $205 annually for professionals,.. and $83 annually for students.. Click Here to Join Now!.. I.. Click Here to Renew Now!.. Click Here to update your profile and renew your membership online.. Please use this option if you have previously been a member of AACVPR, attended any AACVPR educational activity and/or have received AACVPR communications in the past, as you already have a user profile in our system.. Please log in using the box on the right-hand side of this page.. Please contact AACVPR Headquarters via e-mail to.. aacvpr@aacvpr.. org.. or by calling 312/321-5146 for your username and password in order to avoid creating a duplicate profile.. Click Here to join AACVPR online.. Please use this option only if you have never been a member and have not previously received AACVPR communications.. or by calling 312/321-5146 if you are unsure whether or not you have a profile in order to avoid creating a duplicate profile.. To Join or Renew and pay by check,.. please.. to download a 2013-2014 prorated membership application.. Return your completed application, with payment, to AACVPR Headquarters and begin taking advantage of your.. member benefits.. today!.. Mail application with payment to:.. AACVPR - Membership.. 8349 Solutions Center.. Chicago, IL 60677-8003.. Membership dues are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not deductible as a charitable contribution.. Membership dues may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.. Consult your tax advisor for information.. to review AACVPR membership benefits.. to review the AACVPR Code of Conduct.. Member.. AACVPR membership is open to any interested person who is a nurse, physician, medical scientist, allied health-care practitioner or  ...   a professional society is designed to honor exceptional achievement and service within the professional domain of the awarding body.. A Fellow of AACVPR must be a member in good standing for a minimum of three consecutive years and meet the following requirements:.. Attended a minimum of two Annual Meetings.. Demonstrated high standards of professional development and a commitment to the goals and long-range activities of the Association.. Submitted evidence of outstanding performance in some aspect of cardiovascular or pulmonary rehabilitation over a period of at least five years relative to clinical practice, research, andprofessional education in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation.. Received recommendations in writing by two Fellows of the Association.. Received the approval of the Credentials Committee and the Board of Directors.. Please.. for more information on Fellowship.. AACVPR has instituted a new level of fellowship, “Master of AACVPR”, which is awarded to those long-term members of AACVPR who exemplify the highest standards of our profession.. Masters of AACVPR must meet the following requirements:.. Active AACVPR Fellow for 10 years.. Receive nominations from a minimum of two active Fellows of AACVPR.. Active participant at a minimum of three AACVPR Annual Meetings within the last six years.. Author of a published book, chapter, or article pertinent to the field OR Editor, Associate, or Section Editor of.. JCRP.. Demonstrates a high level of commitment to the goals long-range activities of AACVPR.. Evidence of outstanding performance in cardiovascular and/or pulmonary rehabilitation over the last 10 years.. Previous AACVPR Board member or committee chair.. Active at affiliate society with efforts to connect local/regional members to national level.. Recognized respected as a mentor of students or professionals in the field.. for more information on Masters of AACVPR..

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  • Title: - AACVPR Headquarters Staff
    Descriptive info: AACVPR Headquarters Staff.. AACVPR Headquarters Staff is here to assist you!.. All staff can be reached at:.. Wabash.. Avenue.. Suite 2000.. Phone: 312/321-5146.. Fax: 312/673-6924.. Email:.. National Office Staff Liaisons.. Contact Information.. Megan Cohen.. Executive Director.. Abigail Lynn.. Operations Manager.. Jessica Eustice.. Development Manager.. Erica Naranjo.. Operations Associate.. Jonah Gorski.. Senior Membership Associate.. Additional support staff includes:.. Robb  ...   Megan Laatsch, Education Learning Services Associate.. Eric Johnson, Convention Senior Manager.. Shannon Baily, Convention Coordinator.. Hallie Jaeger, Exhibit Sales Senior Associate.. Krista Betts, Marketing Coordinator.. Ashley Anderson, Marketing Associate.. Theresa Wojtalewicz,.. News Views.. Managing Editor.. Ricardo Lopez, Registration Associate.. Alexia Malamis, Accounting Senior Manager.. Andrew Martinez, Accounting Coordinator.. Rodney Stiegman, Information Technology Senior Manager.. Kate Murphy, Certification Senior Coordinator..

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  • Title: Site Map
    Descriptive info: AACVPR Site Map..

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  • Title: About
    Descriptive info: Welcome to AACVPR.. AACVPR is a multidisciplinary professional association comprised of health professionals who serve in the field of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.. Members include: cardiovascular and pulmonary physicians, nurses, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, behavioral scientists, respiratory therapists, dieticians and nutritionists.. We are committed to the continued professional development of our members through networking and educational opportunities.. About AACVPR.. About Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. Frequently Asked Questions.. 2011 - 2012 Board of Directors Listing.. Affiliate Societies.. Committees.. Fellows.. Awards.. Corporate Sponsors.. Staff.. In the News.. Liaison Organizations Strategic Partners Listing..

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  • Title: About Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab
    Descriptive info: Cardiac Rehabilitation Fast Facts.. to download a PDF of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Fact Sheet.. Feel free to personalize this with your program's contact information and distribute it to your patients!.. to download the Cardiac Rehabilitation Fact Sheet in Spanish!.. to download a PDFof the Cardiovascular Rehab FAQs (also found below).. to download the presentation entitled "Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Underutilized Class I Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease.. ".. This PowerPoint® presentation was developed by AACVPR leadership and provides a comprehensive overview of cardiac rehabilitation, including ACC/AHA Guideline Recommendations for referral to cardiac rehabilitation and the evidence supporting these guidelines.. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Fast Facts.. to download a PDF of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Fact Sheet.. to download a PDF of the Pulmonary Rehab FAQs (also found below).. to download the National Quality Forum's "Preferred Practices and Performance Measures for Measuring and Reporting Care Coordination: A Consensus Report".. What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?.. Cardiac rehabilitation is a medically supervised program designed to optimize a cardiac patient’s physical, psychological, and social functioning, in addition to stabilizing, slowing, or even reversing the progression of the underlying atherosclerotic processes, thereby reducing death and disability.. Who benefits?.. Patients with a history of:.. Myocardial infarction (heart attack).. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG).. Current stable angina pectoris.. Heart valve repair or replacement.. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)/ or coronary stenting.. Heart or heart-lung transplant.. Heart Failure and those with ventricular assist devices.. Coronary artery disease equivalents such as diabetes or peripheral artery disease.. Patients with diabetes.. Peripheral arterial disease.. April 2012 -.. Randal Thomas, MD, Past President of AACVPR and Director of Mayo Clinic's Cardiovascular Health Clinic, and colleagues found that patients who participate in cardiac rehabilitation after having heart interventions such as angioplasty, stents and clot-busting drugs have a 45-percent lower mortality rate.. The research team studied data from over 2,300 patients between 1994 and 2008, and recently published the results in.. Circulation.. Click the play button to view a video interview with Dr.. Thomas and his colleagues about the results of this important research.. Components of Cardiac Rehabilitation.. Cardiac rehabilitation is tailored to meet the patient’s individual needs and goals.. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines are based on the core components of cardiac rehabilitation and direct that the following components be included in a program:.. Physician prescribed exercise.. : Exercise training and other therapeutic exercise including aerobic and strength training.. Cardiac risk factor modification.. : Includes education, counseling, and behavioral intervention; related to the individual’s care and tailored to the individual’s needs.. It may include a combination of one or more of the following.. Physical Activity.. Nutrition.. Lipid management.. Blood pressure management.. Smoking cessation.. Weight management.. Diabetes management.. Psychosocial management.. Psychosocial Assessment.. : Evaluation of the individual’s mental and emotional functioning as it relates to the individual’s rehabilitation or cardiac condition.. Outcomes Assessment.. : Evaluation of the patient’s progress as it relates to the individual’s rehabilitation goals and program.. An Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP) is also a required element that describes the individual’s diagnosis, the type, amount, frequency and duration of the items and services under the plan and the goals set for the individual under the plan.. The plan is written, established, reviewed, and signed by a physician every 30 days.. Evidence Supporting Cardiac Rehabilitation.. Cardiac rehabilitation is now a Class I Indication in clinical guidelines for:.. Myocardial infarction (MI).. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI).. Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).. Angina.. Heart failure.. Valvular heart disease.. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD).. The Performance Measures Set 1 (referral to CR from both an inpatient and outpatient setting) has been endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF).. The demonstrated evidence-based benefits of Cardiac  ...   Rehabilitation/Secondary Prevention Programs: 2007 Update.. Circulation 2007;115:2675 – 2682.. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs-4th Edition.. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL.. 2004.. What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?.. The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and European Respiratory Society (ERS) Statement on Pulmonary Rehabilitation defines Pulmonary Rehabilitation as “an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive intervention for patients with chronic respiratory diseases who are symptomatic and often have decreased daily activities.. Integrated into the individual treatment of the patient, pulmonary rehabilitation is designed to reduce symptoms, optimize functional status, increase participation, and reduce health care costs through stabilizing or reversing systemic manifestations of the disease”.. Who Benefits?.. Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) make up the majority of patients who are referred to Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs.. However, studies also show that pulmonary rehabilitation may be beneficial in any patient with respiratory symptoms that result in diminished functional capacity or decreased quality of life.. This would include patients with not only obstructive lung diseases but also patients with restrictive lung disease such as interstitial lung disease and patients with neuromuscular diseases.. Components of Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. Pulmonary rehabilitation is tailored to meet the patient’s individual needs and goals.. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines are based on clinical practice guidelines and direct that the following components be included in a pulmonary rehab program:.. : includes techniques such as exercise conditioning, breathing retraining, step and strengthening exercises.. Some aerobic exercise must be included in each pulmonary rehabilitation session.. Education or training.. : Must be closely and clearly related to an individual’s care and treatment and be tailored to the individual’s needs.. This includes nutritional counseling.. : Evaluation of the individual’s mental and emotional functioning as it relates to the individual’s rehabilitation or respiratory condition.. Evidence Supporting Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. The demonstrated benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation include the following:.. Reduced respiratory symptoms such as dyspnea and fatigue.. Increased muscle strength and endurance.. Increased knowledge about lung disease and management.. Increased ability to perform tasks of daily living.. Increased quality of life.. Decreased depression and anxiety.. Reduced pulmonary exacerbations and decreased use of medical resources.. Ability to return to work or leisure activities.. Quality Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.. The AACVPR instituted program certification in 1998 to recognize programs that meet the published Guidelines for Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation.. These guidelines reflect the standard of care for programs and are regularly updated.. Programs can document their adherence to these nationally developed guidelines by undergoing the review process to become certified, and then recertifying every three years.. Those applying for certification or recertification are also required to complete an extensive checklist related to the daily operation of their program.. Find a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.. to search for a Pulmonary Rehabilitation program near you!.. Medicare and most private insurance carriers will reimburse for Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. Medicare has specific requirements which must be met when billing for COPD patients.. Billing and reimbursement for non-COPD patients will vary depending on local coverage determinations.. For more specific information, view the.. Health and Public Policy.. page.. Resources for Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. ACCP/AACVPR Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines Panel.. Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Joint ACCP/AACVPR Evidence-Based Guidelines.. Chest 2007 [CHEST 2007; 131: supplement 5].. American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Statement on Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. Executive Summary: Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD Revised 2006.. Peer-reviewed summary of GOLD recommendations for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of COPD Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007;176:532-555.. American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society Statement on Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med; 2006.. AACVPR, Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.. 3rd ed.. 2004, Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers..

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  • Title: Certification Application Resource Page
    Descriptive info: AACVPR Certification Application Resources.. Thank you for your interest in the AACVPR Program Certification process.. The certification process and requirements are updated each year and may have changed since your previous certification if you are re-certifying.. read the application carefully.. and use the information provided on this website for guidance.. Click here.. for general information about the Certification process.. See below for a variety of resources and references to assist your program with the application process.. Click here for Certification Application Frequently Asked Questions.. Click here to view the 27th Annual Meeting proceeding entitled "Program Certification 2013" at no cost!.. Click.. here to view the 27th Annual Meeting proceeding entitled "The Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP)" at no cost!..  ...   links to guidelines, books, and resources provided by Human Kinetics.. Pulmonary.. Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, 4th Edition.. Pulmonary Rehab Policies Procedures Signature Template.. Pulmonary Application Page-by-Page Reference.. Pulmonary Rehab Technology Assessment.. Pulmonary Rehab Additional Resource List.. Additional Pulmonary Resources: Cochrane Systematic Reviews.. Copy of 2013 Pulmonary Application - REFERENCE ONLY.. Cardiac.. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, 4th Edition.. Cardiac Resource Manual.. Cardiac Rehab Policies Procedures Signature Template.. Cardiac Rehab Expert Panel Guide - Exercise Prescription Staff Competencies.. Cardiac Rehab Expert Panel Guide - Medical Emergencies.. Cardiac Application Page-by-Page Reference.. Copy of 2013 Cardiac Application - REFERENCE ONLY.. General.. AACVPR Program Certification Policies Procedures.. For.. Technical Support.. , contact our Call Center at.. 312/321-5146, option 1..

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