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American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Annual Meeting

Join cardiac and pulmonary colleagues at the 32nd annual AACVPR meeting! This year's October 4-7, 2017 event will offer workshops on resilience, coaching and motivational interviewing, reducing COPD readmissions, leveraging mobile technology, rehabilitation and more. To see the detailed agenda and to register, see the event website. CMEs are available.

Location: the Charleston Area Convention Center, 5000 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, SC 29418

See COPD Foundation Staff Speak at the AACVPR Annual Meeting:

Thursday, October 5, 2017

4:30 pm -- 5:15 pm

Jane Martin, BA, LRT, CRT, COPD Foundation Assistant Director of Education: Rapid Fire Roundtable -- End-of-Life Decisions: What are Patients Learning in Pulmonary Rehab and How Can We Do Better? (Room TBD) 


2017 AARC Congress

Join your healthcare provider colleagues at the AARC International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition October 4-7, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN! The AARC Congress will offer more than 200 sessions and research presentations on a variety of topics central to your work with COPD patients, including palliative care, telemonitoring, the newest in research and care for Alpha-1, reducing readmissions and end-of-life discussions. CRCEs and CMEs are available. 

Learn more and register here!

Location: the Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46225; (317) 262-3400.

See COPD Foundation Staff Speak at the 2017 AARC Congress:

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

4:10 pm -- 4:45 pm

Stephanie Williams, BS, RRT, COPD Foundation Director of Community Programs: End-of-Life Discussions from an RT Perspective (Room TBD)

Friday, October 6, 2017

11:50 am -- 12:25 pm

Stephanie Williams, BS, RRT, COPD Foundation Director of Community Programs: Incorporating Pulmonary Rehab into Skilled Nursing (Room TBD)

Stop by our booth in the exhibit hall -- we're number 749!

Before the Congress, AARC will host the 3rd Annual AARC Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. This meeting is for respiratory therapists as well as their patients and caregivers to advocate for advancing the quality of care for those with respiratory disease. Learn more about this exciting pre-conference event here!


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