Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate


A vital part of a successful pulmonary rehabilitation program is the skill and knowledge of its healthcare providers. This program, developed jointly by the AARC and AACVPR, provides pulmonary rehabilitation specialists the knowledge necessary to be an effective member of the pulmonary rehabilitation team. 



The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate course is a series of 12 modules:

1. Pulmonary Rehabilitation 
2. Pathophysiology and Assessment of COPD 
3. Assessment and Management of Patients other than COPD
4. Pharmacologic Interventions 
5. Supplemental Oxygen Administration 
6. Exercise Assessment, Prescription, and Training in Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Part 1
7. Exercise Assessment, Prescription, and Training in Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Part 2 
8. Tobacco Cessation
9. Nutrition and Pulmonary Disease 
10. Psychosocial Assessment and Intervention in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
11. Collaborative Self-Management
12. Outcomes Measurement in Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Criteria for successful completion includes viewing all course videos in their entirety as well as scoring 70% or higher on the post-course test, participants will have only two attempts at the post course test. Successful completion of this course allows one to include “Certificate in Pulmonary Rehabilitation, AARC/AACVPR” on their resume/CV and in their email signature line. 

The certificate must be completed within 365 days of activating the product by clicking the Launch button. 

Continuing Education Credits

  • 12.0 AACVPR CE credits
  • 12.0 CRCE (AARC – Respiratory Therapists)
  • 12.0 CNE
  • This course is approved by the Ohio Nurses Association through 12/2/2021. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) 

Course fees are as follows:

  • AACVPR Member: $230
  • Non-Member: $280

Please note: you must be logged in to the AACVPR website to access the course. The PR Certificate Course can be found in the new Learning Center under "bundled courses".

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