CCRP Preparation Resources


The Professional Certification Commission does not develop, administer, sponsor, endorse, or financially benefit from any type of exam review, preparatory course or published materials related to the content of the CCRP exam. The purchase and/or use of any exam preparation material does not guarantee a passing score on the CCRP exam.

2018 CCRP Cardiac Core Competencies eLearning Modules

The 2018 update to the CCRP eLearning modules retains the framework of the core competencies for cardiac rehab professionals which has been the hallmark of the profession since 2010 that will assist you in your successful pursuit to become a CCRP. The target audience for the modules comprises a wide range of health professionals who require a working knowledge of the field of cardiac rehabilitation, including nurses, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, psychologists, and cardiologists. The modules are also invaluable to emerging professionals seeking to gain a better understanding of the field. 

Patient Assessment - Pat Comoss, RN, BS, MAACVPR
Nutritional Management - Ellen Schaaf Aberegg, MA, LD, RD, FAACVPR
Weight Management – Carly Goldstein, PhD
Blood Pressure Management - Richard Josephson, MS, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAACVPR
Blood Lipid Management - Todd M. Brown, MD, MSPH, FACC, FAACVPR
Diabetes Management - Alison Bailey, MD, FACC, FAACVPR
Tobacco Cessation - Andrea Bon-Wilson, LPC, CAC II, FAACVPR
Psychosocial Management - Joel Hughes, PhD, FAACVPR
Physical activity Counseling - Patrick D. Savage, MS, FAACVPR
Exercise training - Cemal Ozemek, PhD

Courses may be purchased individually, or as a bundle. 
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CCRP Preparatory Study Guide

AACVPR has worked with the authors of its original CCRP Study Guide, published in 2014, to meet your requirements of preparing for the CCRP exam and/or staying up to date on the field of cardiac rehabilitation. The Resource’s target audience comprises nurses, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, psychologists, and cardiologists. Additionally, the CR Best Practice Resource is an invaluable to emerging professionals in the field. With chapter objectives and self-assessment questions, the Resource provides a well-rounded working knowledge to the many facets of cardiac rehabilitation. The CCRP Preparatory Study Guide has been developed by an independent AACVPR taskforce to assist potential certificants to prepare for the exam.

The study guide will review key areas of the core components.  

 

Chapters/Authors

Editor-in-Chief – Kathy McKool, RN, MSN, CTTS-M

1   Patient Assessment -  Pat Comoss, RN, BS, MAACVPR
2   Nutritional Management -  Ellen Schaaf Aberegg, MA, LD, RD, FAACVPR
3   Weight Management -  Joe Carlson, PhD, RD, FAACVPR
4   Blood Pressure Management -  Richard Josephson, MS, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAACVPR; Aditya Kumar Khetan, MBBS
5   Blood Lipid Management -  Todd M. Brown, MD, MSPH, FACC, FAACVPR
6   Diabetes Management -  Alison Bailey, MD, FACC, FAACVPR
7   Tobacco Cessation -  Andrea Bon-Wilson, LPC, CAC II, FAACVPR
8   Psychosocial Management -  Joel Hughes, PhD, FAACVPR
9   Physical activity Counseling -  Patrick D. Savage, MS, FAACVPR
10  Exercise training -  Peter Brubaker, PhD, FAACVPR

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