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Please note: The materials, ideas, and opinions presented in sessions are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily represent the positions of AACVPR, unless otherwise noted. The speakers and schedule are subject to change.

 Wednesday, September 7, 2016


8:00 am – 12:00 pm


Pre-Meeting Workshop: Program Certification Preparation
Mark Stout, MS, CCRP, FAACVPR; Bonnie Anderson, MS, RCEP,
CEP, MAACVPR; Lynn Hegvik, RN-BC, BSN; Bob Brown, MPH, MBA, FMFA, FAACVPR; Susi Mathis, MS, RCEP, CES, RN, CCRP, FAACVPR;
Barbara B. Flato, MSN, RN-BC, CCRP, FAACVPR; Kimberly Beyer, BS, FAACVPR


9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Pre-Meeting Workshop: Psychosocial Core Competency Training: Depression and Perceived Stress Assessment and Mind
Body Practices for Self-Care in Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation (Part 1)
Claire Costello Vermillion, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kate Traynor, RN, MS, FAACVPR; Darshan Mehta, MD

Take the AACVPR 2016 Survey for Psychosocial Providers

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Pre-Meeting Workshop: Psychosocial Core Competency Training: Depression and Perceived Stress Assessment and Mind
Body Practices for Self-Care in Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation (Part 2)
− Claire Costello Vermillion, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kate Traynor, RN, MS, FAACVPR; Darshan Mehta, MD

Take the AACVPR 2016 Survey for Psychosocial Providers


1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


CCRP Exam


4:30 pm – 6:30
 pm


Exhibit Showcase Opening Reception


 Thursday, September 8, 2016


 7:30 am – 8:00 am

New Orleans Gospel Choir Performs


8:00 am – 9:30 am


Opening Keynote
Strong In All Our Broken Places

Grace Anne Dorney Koppel, MA, JD



9:30 am – 10:30 am


Exhibit Showcase and Networking Break
Ignite Session (9:45 a.m.) − Pritkin ICR, LLC


10:30 am – 12:00 pm



Program Certification: A Comprehensive Guide to SuccessMark Stout, MS, CCRP, FAACVPR


Advanced Heart Failure in Cardiac Rehabilitation: HFpEF, VADs and Exercise Training Considerations Steven Keteyian, PhD, FAACVPR; Selim Krim, MD; Hector Ventura, MD

Dietary Assessment: All Tools Are Not Created EqualKaren Collins, MS, RDN, CND, FAND; Ellen Schaaf Aberegg, MA, LD, RDN

The Coaching Experience Kathy Zarling, MS, RN, CNS, MAACVPR; Jody Hereford, BSN, MS, MAACVPR


Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the ILD Patient
Trina Limberg, BS, RRT, MAACVPR
Pulmonary Rehab ITP Billing Codes, Audits, and the OIG: What You Need to Know
Gerilynn Connors, BS, RRT, MAACVPR


Your Program’s VIP (Very Important Psychosocial) Component: The Future Starts Now Kent Eichenauer, PsyD, FAACVPR; Karen Lui, BSN, MS, MAACVPR; Tamara L. Garwick, BS, MA, RCEP, FAACVPR

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Interactive Sessions

Integrating Yoga/Stress Reduction Classes into Your Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Sara Chambers, RN, BSN, RYT-200

Exercise Prescription in Pulmonary Rehab Kim Eppen, PT, PhD

 
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm


Exhibit Showcase and Networking Break

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm


Vendor Lunch Sessions

 

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Clinical Posters

 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


Using the AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry: Useful Tips to Improve Patient Care and Win Over Your Your Administrators
Tonja Bell, MS, CCRP; Mark Vitcenda, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR


The DGA 2015-2020: What’s New, Why, and How Do They Apply to Cardiac Rehabilitation?
Selena L. Baker, MS, RDN, LD


Closing the Gap: Quality Initiative Success Stories in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation − Maria Buckley, PhD, FAACVPR; Loren Stabile, MS


Beyond Mortality: Performance Metrics As Modulators of Clinical Outcomes
Barry A. Franklin, PhD, MAACVPR, FACSM, FAHA


Pulmonary Rehab Registry: Where Are We Going Now?
Karen Edwards, MS, RCEP, RRT

 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Interactive Sessions


Evaluating the Geriatric Patient: Balance and Other Functional Measures
Michael Gallucci, PT, MS, EdD, CEEAA

Exercise Prescription in Pulmonary Rehab Kim Eppen, PT, PhD

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm


General Session: L. Kent Smith Award Presentation − Murray Low, EdD, FACSM, MAACVPR


4:15 pm – 5:45 pm



R2R
Million Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Collaborative – Progress Made and Map to the Future − Steven Keteyian, PhD, FAACVPR; Larry Hamm, PhD, MAACVPR; Randal J. Thomas, MD, MS, MAACVPR; Philip Ades, MD, MAACVPR; Moderator: Karen Lui, BSN, MS, MAACVPR

Updates on Hypertension and Lipid Management - The Debate on Treat to TargetsCarl J. Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP; Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc

Motivational Interviewing in Cardiac Rehab Shawn E. Leth, MEd, CEP; Kathy Zarling, MS, RN, CNS, MAACVPR


Update on COPD through GOLD Classification and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery − James P. Lamberti, MD, FCCP; Joni Colle, RN, BSN, RRT, AE-C, CCRP, Clinical Nurse III


MNT for Persons with Diabetes in Cardiopulmonary Rehab Prioritized and Simplified for Patients and Clinicians − Carol Guarino, MS, RD, CDE; Ellen Schaaf Aberegg, MA, LD, RDN

 Friday, September 9, 2016


6:15 am – 7:45 am

Rapid Fire Roundtables




Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Clinical Cardiology Track:

Secondary Prevention Programs for Women: Challenges and OpportunitiesTheresa Beckie, PhD
Exercise Training with Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) Wen-Chih Wu, MD, MPH; Harsha Ganga, MD, MPH

Pulmonary Rehabiliation and Medicine Track:

EMR Transitions: ITP Bonnie Anderson, MS, RCEP, CEP, MAACVPR; Trina Limberg, BS, RRT, MAACVPR
Employing Non-traditional Therapies in a Traditional Pulmonary Rehab Setting to Enhance Positive Outcomes Marilyn Klingler, RN, BS, MEd

Innovation and Leadership Track:
R2R Group Screening and Reduced Time to Cardiac Rehab EnrollmentZack Klint, MS, CES
“Greatness”: A Discussion Creating a Culture of Leaders Carla M. Vorndran, MBA, CES, FAACVPR

Nutrition and Behavior Change Track:

Providing Sexual Health Care for Cardiac Patients and Their Partners: Utilizing Effective Communication Skills and Strategies Snizhana Hostyanska, BS, CCRP; Kathy Zarling, MS, RN, CNS, MAACVPR
Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco DependenceAnita LaHaye, BSN, CCEP, CTTS

Program Management Track:

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: A CR Convergence ExperienceShawn Leth, MEd, CEP; Kara Sweere, MA, RCEP, RN, CCRP
Improving the Quality of Your Quality Improvement: Learn the ABCs of QI and How to Apply Them to Your Own Program − Charlotte Teneback, MD; Patrick Savage, MS, FAACVPR

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Psychological Morning Session


Connecting Researchers with Clinical Sites: Interdisciplinary Research in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation − 
Joel Hughes, PhD, FAACVPR; Carly Goldstein, PhD

 


8:00 am – 9:00 am


Keynote: Team-based Cardiac Care in the Era of MACRA
Richard A. Chazal, MD, FACC

9:15 am – 10:30 am




The Business of Pulmonary Rehab from Generating Referral, to Managing Them, to Budgeting and Managing the Service Line
Trina Limberg, BS, RRT, MAACVPR


From Stuck to Unstuck: Acceptance-based Metaphors to Help Rehab Patients Appreciate Context and Change Behavior
Carly Goldstein, PhD; Ajeng Puspitasari, PhD


R2R
Utilizing Technology to Enhance Patient Care Karen LaFond, MSN, RN, CCRP; Barbara Courtney, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR; Jaime Wheeler, MSN, RN

R2R Medicare Rules and Regulations: 2016 UpdateKaren Lui, BSN, MS, MAACVPR; Phil Porte


Assessing Physical Activity as a Core Component in Cardiac Rehab
Leonard Kaminsky, PhD, FACSM, FAACVPR; Peter Brubaker, PhD, FAACVPR; Patrick Savage, MS, FAACVPR; Bonnie Sanderson, RN, PhD, MAACVPR; Carl J. Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP; Alexander Montoye, PhD

International Session:

Different Models of Cardiac Rehabilitation for Different Settings and Resources: One Size Does Not Fit All! Ana Mola, PhD, RN, ANP-C, MAACVPR
Quality Assessment and Improvement in Cardiac Rehabilitation Randal J. Thomas, MD, MS, MAACVPR
Cardiac Rehabilitation Research in China: Present and Future Prof. Lan Guo
Current Delivery of Cardiac Rehabilitation in ChinaProf. Xiaoping Meng

 

9:15 am – 10:30 am


Fast, Filling, and Flavorful: Vegetarian Cooking Demos That Work Whitney Voorhees, MPH, RDN, CDE 

IS-F Evaluating the Geriatric Patient: Balance and Other Functional MeasuresMichael Gallucci, PT, MS, EdD, CEEAA


10:45 am - 12:00 pm


Michael L. Pollock Award and Thomas L. Petty Award Presentations − William E. Kraus, MD; Neil R. MacIntyre, Jr., MD, FAACVPR

12:00 pm – 2:15 pm


Exhibit Showcase and Networking Break


12:15 pm – 1:15 pm


Vendor Lunch Sessions

 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Scientific Posters and Guided Poster Tour of Select Abstracts


1:15 pm – 2:15 pm


Beginning Investigator Award Presentations

S207: Predictors of Enrollment Into Maintenance Program in Women Completing Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation − Harsha V. Ganga
S208: Analyzing the Distribution of Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs in the U.S. Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS)Lorriane A. Odhiambo, et al.
S209: Effect of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Functional Capacity in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients:
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Toufik Mahfood Haddad, MD, et al.
S210: Exercise Test Is Associated With Greater Gains in Functional Capacity During Cardiac Rehabilitation
Allison N. Schley, et al.

 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

 Networking Break

 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Interactive Sessions

Home Care Oxygen Medical Technology Vernon Pertelle, MSc, MBA, RRT, LVN, CCM 

Integrating Yoga/Stress Reduction Classes into Your Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation ProgramSara Chambers, RN, BSN, RYT-200

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Exercise and Atrial Fibrillation: How Much Is Too Much?Venkata Alla, MD; Moderator: Mark Williams, PhD, MAACVPR


Plant-centric Diets Today: What, Why, and How
Whitney Voorhees, MPH, RDN, CDE

Implementing Lean in Daily Work In Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab Steven William Walsh, BS, CEP; Bryce Corrion, BS

Wrestling with Change: Ensuring Your Program Is A ChampionAsh Walker, MA, RCEP, FAACVPR


New Drugs for Lung Disease: Update 2016
James P. Lamberti, MD, FCCP

 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm  

Scientific Oral Abstract Presentations

S201: Patient Perceptions of Cardiac Rehabilitation Within Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Facilities
With High Versus Low Program Utilization − Kelly Allsup, et al.
S202: Statin Utilization in Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients With ASCVD − Michael McNamara, MS, FAACVPR, et al.
S203: Cardiac Rehabilitation Enrollment and Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction − Jason L. Rengo, MS, et al.
S204: Patient Characteristics Predictive of Failure to Complete a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program − Patrick D. Savage, MS, FAACVPR, et al.
S205: Impact of an Individualized Patient Self-Monitoring Tool of Scheduled Cardiac Rehabilitation Visits on Attendance − Matthew A. Saval, MS, et al.
S206: A Long Term Follow-Up Study on Mortality andMorbidity Rates for Patients Who Participated in Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Comparative Study − Helen L. Graham, RN, PhD, et al.

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm





Patient and Family-centered Care in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Linda Larin, FACHE, MBA; J. Greg Merritt, PhD; Patrick Walden, MBA


Harmonicas and Social Communities: Engaging Your Patients Beyond Rehab Scott Cerreta, BS, RRT; Jane Martin, BA, LRT, CRT


Partnering with Payers:

Medicare from a Medicare Contractor’s Perspective
Thomas R. Mitchell, MD, FACP, FACEP
A Payer-Provider Model for Home-/Community-based Cardiac Rehabilitation Steven Keteyian, PhD, FAACVPR;
Moderator: Karen Lui, BSN, MS, MAACVPR


The New Quality Measures for Performance Improvement and CertificationSpeakers: Quinn Pack, MD, MSc; Gerene Bauldoff, PhD, RN; Bonnie Anderson, MS, RCEP, CEP, MAACVPR; Todd M. Brown, MD, MSPH, FAACVPR


Delivering Home-based Cardiac Rehabilitation − Kariann R. Drwal, MS, CCRP, RCEP; Jodi Feinberg, RN, BSN; Paul Oh, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Moderator: Mary Whooley, MD, FACP, FAHA, FACC

5:45 pm – 6:45 pm


Reception 


7:00 pm – 8:30 pm


Celebration Banquet and Award Presentations

 Saturday, September 10, 2016


 6:00 am – 7:00 am Fun Run to Café Du Monde

8:00 am – 9:00 am


The Healthcare Commons: Economic Commodity or Public Good?Andrew Winslow, MS, MHA, FAACVPR;
Mark D. Senn, PhD, MAACVPR

Pulmonary Rehabilitation the Year in Review 2016 Brian W. Carlin, MD, MAACVPR, FCCP, FAARC

Preventative Cardiology and Public Health 2016: The Year in ResearchQuinn Pack, MD, MSc

Tobacco Cessation Management: Effective Strategies Ana Mola, PhD, RN, ANP-C, MAACVPR

How to Build Research into Your Cardiac Rehab Program: Experience from the Mayo Clinic − Randal J. Thomas, MD, MS, MAACVPR; José R. Medina-Inojosa, MD; Ray Squires, PhD, FAACVPR

9:15 am – 10:15 am


Depression Screeners in Cardiopulmonary Rehab: What Do They Tell Us? Diann Gaalema, PhD

Putting the Rehab in Cardiac Rehab: Treatment Guidelines and MSK Optimization in the Frail Elderly David Prince, MD; Daniel E. Forman, MD

Physical Activity, Fitness, and Cardiac Rehab: The Year in Research 2015 - 2016 − Murray Low, EdD, FACSM, MAACVPR

Optimal Medical Therapy vs. Interventional Therapy: Research Updates Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH, FAACVPR

Exercise Comparison of ATS/ERS, ACSM, and AACVPRChris Garvey, FNP, MSN, MPA, MAACVPR

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

R2R Closing Keynote: Complexity, Connection, and CombobulationJody Hereford, BSN, MS, MAACVPR 



R2R AACVPR Roadmap to Reform - Denotes sessions that will include content relating to the CDC/CMS Million Hearts Initiative’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Coalition (CRC).

Accreditation Statement


This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing
Education and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for
the advancement of patient care. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited
by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
(ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing
education for the healthcare team.