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Delivering Effective Patient Education in On-Site and Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation

September 16, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Presented by: Paul Oh, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, Gabriela Melo Ghisi, PhD, PT, Melissa Yan, MPH, Crystal Aultman, MSc, R.Kin, OCT

It is well reported that structured in-person education programs designed for cardiac patients are associated with improvements in patient outcomes. More recently, studies have shown that virtual patient education interventions are effective at changing modifiable risk factors for chronic disease. In this webinar, we will discuss strategies for delivering virtual education and introduce Toronto Rehab’s new virtual cardiac rehabilitation model that remains comprehensive and meets all quality indicators.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the benefits of delivering patient education in cardiac rehab
  2. List strategies for addressing low health literacy
  3. Give examples of strategies for delivering effective onsite and virtual patient education

How to obtain CE Credit

Successful completion of the recorded webinar is required in order to claim CE including 100% score on the knowledge assessment and completion of the course evaluation. All knowledge assessments and course evaluations are included in the Webinar Recording product. 

  • This live webinar will be made into a recorded webinar within 10 business days with a Knowledge Assessment attached.
  • This webinar will be found in the Learning Center.
  • Attendees must pass the Knowledge Assessment with 100% in order to obtain CE.

Please note, additional CE requests must identify the paid registrant with whom they are watching the Webinar. Additional CE will be available to purchase following the Live Event.

CE Credit

This course has been approved by the AACVPR Professional Education Committee for a total of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits. An application has been made to Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2019 – December 2022). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 852797.

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AACVPR is proud to offer year-round innovative webinar programming that speaks to our mission of reducing morbidity, mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research and disease management. AACVPR’s Education Committee is seeking presentations for the upcoming calendar year for monthly webinars.

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AACVPR is pleased to offer honorarium for selected presenters. Each selected webinar will be awarded $200 per content hour, to be divided evenly among the presenters.

About CE Credits

AACVPR webinars that are accredited for contact hour(s) have been reviewed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education Committee. You may be awarded CE credit for AACVPR webinars by your licensing agency. While webinars may be pre-approved for CE credit in a given state, please check with your individual state.

Other credits may also be available. View the individual registration page for detailed information.

  • Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Clinical Cardiology (eg., PAD, afib., etc.)
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Medicine (eg., COPD, ILD/IPF)
  • Program Management
  • Nutrition
  • Behavior Change

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