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AACVPR
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Program Certification
Anne M Gavic, MPA, RCEP
President Elect,, AACVPR
Manager, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Northwest Community Hospital
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AACVPR
American Association of
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab
Founded in 1985, the American Association of
C di
Cardiovascular
l and
d Pulmonary
P l
Rehabilitation
R h bilit ti
is dedicated to our mission of reducing
y, mortality
y and disability
y from
morbidity,
cardiovascular and pulmonary disease
through education, prevention, rehabilitation,
research and disease management.
management Central
to the core mission is improvement in quality
of life for patients and their families.
Certification
Registry
AACVPR 20112011-12 Strategic Goals
Goal #1: Improve Use and Viability of Cardiac and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation and Prevention Services
Goal #2: Enhance and Support the Quality of Cardiac and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation and Prevention Services
Goal #3: To Support Strategic Goals 1 and 2
Grow and Retain Membership
Performance
Measures
AACVPR
Publications and Resources
PUBLICATIONS:





Core Competencies for Cardiac Rehabilitation / Secondary Prevention
Professionals: 2010 Update
AACVPR / ACC / AHA 2007 Performance Measures on Cardiac Rehabilitation for
Referral to and Delivery of Cardiac Rehabilitation/ Secondary Prevention
Services
Core Components of Cardiac Rehabilitation / Secondary Prevention Programs:
2007 Update
Medical Directors Responsibilities for Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation /
Secondary Prevention Programs - 2005
Outcomes Evaluation in Cardiac Rehabilitation / Secondary Prevention
Programs – 2004
The Vision for Program Certification
 1990
1990’s
s



Widespread acceptance of cardiac rehabilitation
Increased number of programs opening
Widespread variability in program processes and quality
 State experience in certification



Driven by reimbursement
Process template
p
existed
Request for national oversite
 1995 - Clinical Practice Guidelines for Cardiac
R h bilit ti
Rehabilitation
– Revealed significant benefit from Cardiac Rehab
• Functional / Clinical / Behavioral / Psychosocial
– Benefits dependent on multidisciplinary / multifaceted program
1995 - AACVPR
Program Certification Task Force




Investigate Program Certification – goals and benefits
Define “quality”
quality and “standardization”
standardization
Recommend foundation of certification
Develop process and content
1998