Member Benefits and Categories:

Membership with AACVPR provides access to first-rate education from experts in the field, a multidisciplinary network of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation professionals, and the latest updates on regulatory standards and reimbursement issues. Membership offers ways to grow your knowledge, advance your career, and shape the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation to save and improve lives. AACVPR only offers individual memberships, not organizational memberships; memberships are non-transferable.

Click on one of the membership types below to visit the category and benefits:




If you have any questions about the following membership categories and their benefits, please do not hesitate to contact AACVPR Headquarters via e-mail at or by calling 312/321-5146

AACVPR Membership  

AACVPR is proud to announce that the Education Advantage Membership category has been renamed the AACVPR Membership, to better align with our mission of promoting health through offering all our members access to education. All previous EducationAdvantage Members will retain the same benefits and offering; it is a change in name only. Webcast registration and AACVPR or nursing continuing education credits (CEC’s), you can get all of the benefits that previously came with the AACVPR Professional Membership, plus Webcast registration and AACVPR or nursing continuing education credits (CEC’s), for one low price.

To better understand this membership category, click here to review frequently asked questions that may help clarify the AACVPR Membership. If you have any further questions, please contact AACVPR Headquarters via e-mail at or by calling 312/321-5146.

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To all Professional Members:

Attentional all previous "Professional Members": Our membership has changed for the 2019-2020 membership cycle and beyond! We have merged the Education Advantage membership with the Professional Membership. This new fused membership will be called the official AACVPR Membership.

You will continue to receive:

And now you'll also receive:

  • Webcast registration and AACVPR or nursing continuing education credits (CEC’s), included with your dues! Former Professional members will now get up to 10 free webcasts per year. You will no longer have to pay any additional fee to register for a webcast.

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Joint Affiliate Membership  






If you work or reside in the state of Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri/Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, or Wisconsin, or if you are a Cardiac Rehabilitation professional in the state of California, you are only eligible for the Joint Affiliate Membership. With your Joint Affiliate Membership, you will pay yearly dues and receive all of the benefits of a standard AACVPR Memebership, but in addition, you are automatically enrolled as a member of your state society, gaining you access to your local network and resources! Click here to watch a short video on what you receive as a Joint Affiliate.

If you think your state would benefit from being a Joint Affiliate, or to learn more about this partnership and membership category, please contact Mollie Corbett, Senior Manager, via e-mail at

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The NEW Emerging Professional Membership

AACVPR is introducing its new Emerging Professional Membership. One of the best ways to prepare yourself for a career in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation is to gain access to a network of leading professionals in the field, receive significant discounts on education that is specific to the profession, and view job postings to jump start your career, and AACVPR Student Membership does just that! With the Emerging Professional Membership, you pay a reduced membership fee to gain access to all of the resources that come with the AACVPR Membership. All you need to do is provide documentation of your status as an enrolled student OR a letter from your supervisor verifying that you are within the first two years of your career in cardiac/pulmonary rehab, and you will be offered this great rate. Learn more, including how to specifically qualify for this offer.

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The NEW Retired Membership

AACVPR is now introducing a membership for retired Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab professionals. Want to stay up to date with the current changes in the Cardiac & Pulmonary rehab world? Want access to education and the JCRP? You can stay in touch now with the Retired Membership Category.Those who are retiring from the cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation profession may apply to stay a part of the AACVPR community by renewing for Retired Membership. For only $60 per year, you receive all the benefits of AACVPR Membership, including free registration to webcasts and exclusive discounts on Learning Center products and AACVPR events. Contact AACVPR to learn more about qualifying for Retired Membership.