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Upcoming Webinars

Plant-Based Nutrition in Cardiac Rehab: The Research and How-To!

August 11, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Presented by: Ruth A. Rasmussen, PhD, RDN, LD, CCRP

The purpose of this webinar is to equip the cardiac rehabilitation health professional with the knowledge of a plant-based diet, the research on plant-based diet implementation within cardiac rehabilitation and the confidence to support patients in making healthy changes along the plant-based diet spectrum.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define a plant-based diet and the variety of types
  2. Explain the potential benefits of a plant-based diet among adults and older adults
  3. Describe the benefits of a plant-based diet per the research among cardiac rehabilitation patients
  4. Discuss practical ways for promoting and educating patients on a plant-based diet



Ruth Adamiec Rasmussen, MS, RDN, LD, CCRP – Nothing to Disclose

Education Committee Chair(s):

Cathy B. Spranger, DrPH – Nothing to Disclose

Financial Disclosure: All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

How to obtain CE Credit

Live Webinar: Please complete the evaluation at the conclusion of the webinar to obtain your certificate. When the webinar ends, a window will appear with a link to a survey. The first page is the survey and the second page contains a link to the certificate. Download the certificate before closing the survey because you will not be able to access the certificate again. 

Recorded Webinar: The recorded webinar course will become available within 10 business days of the live webinar. You will receive an email when the recorded webinar course is available. To earn CE credit, learners must complete the webinar test with 100% accuracy. The webinar test is included in the recorded webinar course package. 

Viewing with a Colleague: If a colleague viewed the live broadcast with you and they would like to earn credit, they may complete the Additional CE Order Form and return to education@aacvpr.org. AACVPR will generate a $20.00 invoice for their additional CE credit. The colleague will then complete the knowledge assessment quiz to earn credit. 

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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Tools, Tips, and Support to Improve Pulmonary Rehabilitation Payment

September 1, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Presented by: Susan Flack, RN, MS; Chris Garvey FNP, MSN, MPA, MAACVPR; and Debbie Koehl, MS,RRT-NPS, AE-C, FAARC

We've teamed up with the American Association for Respiratory Care, American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians to design a toolkit that gives hospital-based providers tools, insights and resources regarding payment for Medicare’s comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation (PR)) and new CPT codes for PR that became effective January 1, 2022. This free resource will provide you with strategies to address Medicare payment, ways to establish appropriate charges, examples of uncompensated services, and much more.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe key elements of pulmonary rehabilitation reimbursement including Medicare rules and their interpretation and application
  2. Understand what’s important about the new comprehensive PR billing codes
  3. Review strategies to understand and use your hospital chargemaster
  4. Successfully work with billing and finance leads
  5. Develop a system for monitoring billing, charges, and payment to assess and confirm financial outcomes.

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CE Credit

No CEU will be offered through this webinar. 

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Mark Your Calendar

Date Webinar Title Presenter(s)
October 2022 Quality of Care Committee Update Quinn Pack, MD, MSc
November 17, 2022 Pulmonary Rehab


December 2022 Medicare Rules and Regulations Susan Flack, RN, MS and Karen Lui, BSN, MS, MAACVPR

Recorded Webinars

Members, to access free webinar recordings, login to the AACVPR Learning Center and navigate to Free Member Education in the Catalog. Your AACVPR membership gives you access to the free member education webinars released during your current membership cycle (July 1 – June 30). Courses will expire 60 days after launched. 

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Call for Webinars

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