Zoom Meeting – Saturday, May 15, 2021, 9:00 – 11:00 AM.
CSPR Town Hall Meeting Agenda
9:00-9:15 | Welcome and introduce new CSPR Board members
9:15-10:45 | Open Forum
10:45-11:00 | Guest speaker, Victor Sadauskas, MD, PGY-4 Emergency Medicine Resident, Stanford University presentation on building a virtual PR platform.
Virtual Events have created possibilities. This year Day on the Hill (DOTH) being virtual will allow more members to become involved. The two main priorities to focus on are important to ALL OF US and the services we provide!
The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) website, under ADVOCACY tab, Virtual Day on the Hill, has the following information and resources! Please consider getting involved by contacting California’s two US Senators and the US Representative of your District. Hearing directly from individual’s in the District is very effective!
Cardiac Rehabilitation Infographic
Sustaining Outpatient Services Act: Fiscal Implications (April 2020)
Medicare Payments for Pulmonary Rehab HCPCS Code G0424 & Cardiac Rehabilitation HCPCS Code 93798 by specialty 2012-2016
CR Fact Sheet
PR Fact Sheet
Find your U.S. House Representative
Find your U.S. Senators
Senate Letter to CMS Regarding Section 603
House of Representative Letter to CMS
Video of a Simulated Meeting with Congressional Member and Health Staffer
US Senate Finance Committee, US House Ways & Means Committee, and US House Energy Committees
Zoom meeting Saturday, March 13, 2021, 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Over the past two years there has been a lot of discussion about virtual hybrid rehab as a way to reach more patients. COVID 19 has made outreach to patients even more important. Although the Joint Scientific Paper demonstrates safety and positive clinical outcomes, it's always good to hear from those currently delivering this new care model. Please join Chanl Health for a free webinar on Thursday, January 28th at 11:00 CST as they share financial and clinical outcomes from one of our own, Mike McNamera, FAACVPR, Montana Department of Health.
Boehringer Ingelheim would like to invite you to join Chris Garvey, NP for a virtual update on Recognizing Chronic Fibrosing ILD with Progressive Phenotype on September 18 at 12:15 pm.
Link to join the update: http://vconnect.healthstarcom.com/ipf78734/
Dial in for audio: 877-407-6045
Each September, join with those who have been impacted by pulmonary fibrosis worldwide to unite for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. This program is happening in your city! In support of #BlueUp4PF, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is holding programs in various cities with buildings that have changed their evening lighting to blue for this special month.
Show your support for PF Awareness Month by using the hashtags #PFMonth and #BlueUp4PF to share Go Blue buildings on social media. Visit PulmonaryFibrosis.org for more information.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is hosting live educational webinars for patients and caregivers about scleroderma and its complications, including lung fibrosis. There will be a total of six (6) More Than Scleroderma Educational Webinar Events taking place starting on August 13th, 2020 and ending on September 23, 2020.
At this free webinar, you will:
• Learn about scleroderma
• Hear from a scleroderma patient
• Obtain educational resources and support
Register online or call 855-415-7492.
Lessons In Multidisciplinary Program Development, Business Ethics And Social Media In Medicine; Review Of Sleep Medicine; Hot Topics In Pulmonary And Critical Care Medicine, FRI SEPT 11 2020 - SAT SEPT 12 2020.
A VIRTUAL COMPREHENSIVE TWO DAY PROGRAM FOR PULMONOLOGISTS, CRITICAL CARE PHYSICIANS, SLEEP SPECIALISTS, ANESTHESIOLOGIST PRACTICING CRITICAL CARE, HOSPITALISTS, INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS, RADIOLOGISTS, SLEEP TECHNOLOGISTS, NURSES, ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS (NP, PA) AND APP TRAINEES, ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTITIONERS (ACP), NURSE PRACTIONERS, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS, PHARMACISTS, RESIDENTS, PULMONARY CRITICAL CARE SLEEP FELLOWS.
EARN UP TO 13.50 CEU CREDITS
JOINTLY PROVIDED BY: THE CALIFORNIA THORACIC SOCIETY, THE AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY and in cooperation with CALIFORNIA SOCIETY FOR RESPIRATORY CARE
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT – Please join the US COPD Coalition as they present "COPD and the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation", featuring Brian Tiep, MD. Dr. Tiep will be discussing COPD and related conditions and the benefits of pulmonary rehab practiced on a daily basis – particularly important at this time of COVID-19.
One of the foremost experts on lung disease, Brian Tiep, M.D., brings nearly a half-century of experience to this webinar. Dr. Tiep serves as director of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and Smoking Cessation programs at City of Hope in California.
Dr. Tiep received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to his work at City of Hope, Dr. Tiep is program designer and medical director of the Respiratory Disease Management Institute in Pomona and Monrovia, California. He is also an inventor who wrote the first textbook on oxygen therapy, received several patents for devices to detect lung disorders and designed several oxygen delivery devices.
Thursday–Saturday, June 25-27, 2020 – The Alpha-1 Foundation is excited to launch registration for the first Virtual Alpha-1 National Conference. This FREE online virtual event will provide an exciting program over 3 days. This virtual gathering of the Alpha-1 community provides educational resources to Alphas, social interaction and networking, with access to key partners and educational programs given by international experts and leaders in the Alpha-1 field.