Program Certification


AACVPR’s Program Certification process is designed for program-based adult cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs of all enrollment sizes.

Find all the resources you need to both prepare for AACVPR Program Certification and/or to market your recently approved certification, including frequently asked questions (FAQs).

2023 Applications & Info

2023 Cardiac Program Certification Application

2023 Pulmonary Program Certification Application

2023 Change Summary Document

2023 Annual Report Performance Measure Data Requirement

Performance Measure Specifications

Review New Performance Measures

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Review FAQs

Clinical Questions? If you have a question not addressed in the FAQs, please submit your question via email to Questions will be forwarded to a clinical expert. Please allow up to 72 hours for a response.

Office Hours Webinar

Was your program recently approved? Download the Program Certification Marketing Kit for ideas to promote your certified program. It includes:

  • The certified program logo in multiple formats
  • Email and press release templates
  • Sample social media posts and graphics

Applicant Resources




Application Information