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A National Stage for COPD and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

COPD is the third leading killer of Americans, yet ranks 155th in terms in NIH funding. Why? This past Sunday, Grace Anne Dorney Koppel and Ted Koppel explored this question and brought awareness of COPD and the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation to a nationwide stage. The cover story for the November 27 episode of [...]

A National Stage for COPD and Pulmonary Rehabilitation2017-12-05T10:22:49-04:00

Tom Pagano, MS

MACVPR welcomes Tom into his new leadership position with our group!  Tom is stepping into Lisa's role as our Vice President.  We welcome his expertise and look forward to working with him in the future to continue to grow our state chapter.  We continue to have a well rounded leadership group that covers both Cardiac [...]

Tom Pagano, MS2017-04-07T19:30:39-04:00

Lisa Gerberg BSN

After many years in leadership roles within MACVPR Lisa has accepted a new role in her journey; she'll be working as a RN in the Cath Lab!  She has selflessly contributed to our state society, and we will miss her never ending energy and delightful personality....Good Things Come In Small Packages!!  We thank her for [...]

Lisa Gerberg BSN2017-04-07T19:30:39-04:00

Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional Exam

The AACVPR has just announced that the CCRP exam will now be offered on a computer based format... Taking the Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) exam)is now easier than ever. Starting February 1, the CCRP will be offered as a computer-based exam through Pearson Vue.   Pearson Vue has thousands of testing centers across the country, [...]

Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional Exam2016-11-03T07:43:34-04:00

AACVPR National Convention – NOLA

Maryland was well represented in New Orleans at the national convention in September.  The MACVPR group attended many lectures and workshops and found some time to take in the beauty of the city!  I've added some pics of our adventure!! We look forward to sharing the information we gathered with our Maryland group at our [...]

AACVPR National Convention – NOLA2017-04-07T19:30:39-04:00

Day on the Hill 2016

Maryland MACVPR members "landed" on The Hill to help our colleagues from across the nation raise awareness about language included in the Social Security Act that needs changed in order to allow nurse practitioners and physician assistants to supervise cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services.  Currently only a physician can be utilized for this purpose.  We [...]

Day on the Hill 20162017-04-07T19:30:40-04:00

Spring 2016 Conference: Resources From Our Speakers

MACVPR Springcon 2016 Pacemakers Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization MMPR Many thanks to Jae Patton for allowing us to provide all MACVPR members her wonderful presentation:  Pacers, Defibrillators, and Cardiac Resynchronization. Thanks also to Dr. Chris Kraft and his talk: Between the Sheets:  Sex and Chronic Disease.  See this link for his resources. http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/resources/maurice.html Enjoy! Stacey [...]

Spring 2016 Conference: Resources From Our Speakers2016-05-16T10:45:39-04:00