Program/Professional Certifications

Program Certification

ISCHR strongly encourages all cardiac and/or pulmonary rehabilitation programs in the state of Illinois to strive for AACVPR Program Certification.  AACVPR certification demonstrates that your program is aligned with current guidelines as approved by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for the appropriate and effective early outpatient care of patients with cardiac or pulmonary disease.

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Professional Certification

ISCHR encourages all professionals working in cardiac rehabilitation to consider certification as a Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP). Earning this certification provides prospective employers and the public with a means to identify qualified cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention practitioners. This is the only certification aligned with the published CR competencies.

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