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Date(s) - 04/08/2019 - 04/09/2019
Monday 6-9:15pm, Tuesday 8am-4pm

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center


Monday, April 8, 2019

Pre-Conference Workshop (3 CEU’s Pending)

2:00-5:00pm – Katy Maag, BSN, RN, CCRP, Heather Shuster, MS/Belinda Mahon

Topic 1:  Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation- benefits, types of programs, requirements, etc

Topic 2: Group Orientation- creating efficiency, hands on demonstration, etc

5:30-6:30pm – Conference Registration

6:30-7:30pm – Sam Sears, PHD, Beyond the Device (1 CEU Pending)

7:30-8:30pm – OACVPR “Program of the Year” Presentations

8:30-9:00pm – Student Poster Gallery Walk

9:00pm – Social Gathering at Pennsylvania Building Pub

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 (6 CEU’s Pending) 

7-8am – Conference Registration & Breakfast

8-9am – Janie Knipper, RN, MA, MAACVPR, Unlocking the Mystery behind Medicare Rules for Pulmonary Rehabilitation

9-10am – Dr. Jeffery Swartz MD, FAAP, Alternative Well-being

10-10:15am – Vendor Break and Student Poster Gallery

10:15-11:15am – Kim Sprott MSN,RN,ACCNS-BC,CCRN, Carolyn Knox, MSW, LISW , Lisa Foote BSN, RN- VAD 101, the ins and outs of working with VAD patients

11:15-12:15pm – Sam Sears, PHD, Five Takeaways from Hanging out with a cardiac psychologist

12:15-1:30pm – Lunch, Vendor Visits and Student Poster Gallery

1:30-1:45pm – Board Announcements/Award Presentations

1:45-2:45pm – Dr. Eyad Mahayri, MD, FCCP, FAASM Lung Volume Reduction Surgery & Rehabilitation

2:45-4:00pm – Greg Merrit, PHD, Backseat Leadership, The triumphs and challenges of sharing program leadership with your patients



Call Nationwide at (614) 880-4300

$139.00 Single; $149 Double

**Mention OACVPR when booking! The deadline for a discount for the hotel block of rooms is March 18, or until the block is sold out.


Click here to download the Annual Meeting Brochure


*Only submit registration and pay for one person at a time.
“A $25 late fee will be assessed after 3/8/19”


Bookings are closed for this event.