Annual Meeting

Claim CE Credits

Annual Meeting attendees will receive information on how to apply for Annual Meeting CEs via email following the conclusion of the meeting.

Please note, while sessions are available to attendees in both the live broadcast and recorded formats, attendees may only claim CEUs for participation in a session once. You may not claim credit for viewing a presentation live, in addition to viewing the same presentation’s recording.

Starting on Monday, October 5, recordings of the live broadcast and additional on-demand presentations will be available to access. Annual Meeting registrants can view the on-demand recordings through your Pathable profile until December 31, 2020.

Maximum Credits

The total maximum credits for the 35h AACVPR Annual Meeting is 45.25 credits. A breakdown of this is below.

  • 2.75 – pre-meeting workshops
    *for live event registrants only – attendees cannot claim credit for on-demand viewing if they attended the live broadcast on Wednesday, September 30
  • 28.0 – recorded breakout presentations from the live event
  • 3.0 – general session presentations
  • 7.5 – recorded rapid-fire presentations from the live event
  • 6.0 – direct to-on-demand presentations for a maximum of 6.0 credits

How To Claim (By Category)

AACVPR CE Credit: The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation will offer a maximum of 45.25 CE credits for participation in the virtual meeting and on-demand session viewing for the virtual 35th AACVPR Annual Meeting.

Physician CE Credit: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

  • Participants in the live virtual meeting (September 30 – October 2) can claim a total of 16 continuing education credits commiserate with their participation from September 30 – October 2.
  • Participants in the live virtual meeting who then view on-demand presentation recordings can receive an additional 29.25 maximum credits commiserate with their participation, for a total maximum credits of 45.25 for the live and on-demand meeting presentations. Please note, you cannot claim credit for viewing a presentation during the live program and later on-demand
  • Participants who choose not to participate in the live virtual meeting and only view on-demand offerings  in the on-demand session viewing can achieve a maximum 45.25 credits commiserate with their participation. 

Nurse CE Credit: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 16.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Participants in the live virtual meeting (September 30 – October 2) can claim a total of 16 continuing education credits commiserate with their participation from September 30 – October 2.
  • Participants in the live virtual meeting who then view on-demand presentation recordings can receive an additional 29.25 maximum credits commiserate with their participation, for a total maximum credits of 45.25 for the live and on-demand meeting presentations. Please note, you cannot claim credit for viewing a presentation during the live program and later on-demand.
  • Participants who choose not to participate in the live virtual meeting and only view on-demand offerings  in the on-demand session viewing can achieve a maximum 45.25 credits commiserate with their participation.

Respiratory Therapist CE Credit: The live Annual Meeting has been approved for16.0 credit hours for participation in the September 30 – October 2 live, virtual Annual Meeting. A further application has been made and is pending for a total of 30.5 Continuing Respiratory Education (CRCE) system of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for the on-demand offerings. Attendees will be notified once approval has been achieved for the on-demand offerings.

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) CE Credit: An application has been made for 16.0 credit hours for participation in the September 30–October 2 live, virtual Annual Meeting. A further application has been for 45.25 CPE Level 3 CPEU CE Credit Hours through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Physical and Occupational Therapy CE Credit: This event has been approved for 45.25 ACSM CEUs. 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. ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services. 

Accreditation Statement

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), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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