-Presentations are posted for registered 2024 conference attendees! You must login to access.  If this is your first time logging in to our site, you will need to reset your password.  Login name is the email you registered with.   You will find the presentations in – Account  > My Content > 2024 Spring Conference (no printed handouts will be provided day of conference).
-Masking Levels – NO MASKS required as of 4/1/2024 this can change on a daily basis.
-Don’t forget your basket.   All proceeds will be donated to Care Beyond The Boulevard.

Members be sure to login for membership discount to be applied to the 2024 Annual Conference!

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    Regular Price 2024 Annual Conference Fee (Expires 4/5/24)

    $180.00 Add to cart
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    Student 2024 Annual Conference Fee – Student I.D. will be requested at conference check in.

    Sale! $50.00 Add to cart

All requests for refunds must be received in writing no later than 30 days prior to the event.

A $30 nonrefundable administrative fee will be assessed for every refund processed. No refund will be processed for requests received after that 30 day window. Please direct all refund requests to:

[email protected]

If any circumstances or event beyond the control of MOKSACVPR causes cancellation of all or any portion of the event, MOKSACVPR agrees to refund any portion of the registration fee which MOKSACVPR is reimbursed by insurance or other third party and shall not be liable for any other refund or payment arising from the cancellation or for other liability or damages arising from the event.

Friday, April 5th, 2024

Itinerary subject to change

5:30-6:00 PM Conference Registration – St. Joesph Medical Center Building D
Kansas City, MO
6:00-8:00 PM Regs and Rehab: Helping You Become the Expert! -Susan Flack RN, MS, FAACVPR
8:00-9:30 PM Social / Networking hour – St. Joseph Medical Center

Get your Baskets ready!

Our annual basket raffle’s proceeds will be donated to.

Saturday, April 6th, 2024

Itinerary subject to change

7:30-8:00 AM Registration St. Joseph Medical Center
8:05-8:10 AM Welcome/Opening
8:10-9:10 AM Exercise prescription Beyond the Basics- Matt Thomas, MS, MBA, ACSM-CEP
9:15-9:35 AM Break: Visit the Vendors
9:35-10:35 AM New Technologies in Heart Failure, Transplantation and Connecting with Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation- Dr. Timothy Fendler, MD MS
10:40-11:40 AM AACVPR Program Certification- Ashley Wishman, MS, ACSM-CEP, EIM
11:40-12:20 PM Lunch and Vendors
12:25-1:25 PM ACC/AHA CAD Guidelines: Drilling Down to the Basics- Dr. Jeff Curtis, MD, FACC, FACP
1:25-1:35 PM Break
1:35-2:35 PM Essential and Novel Approaches to Successful CardioPulmonary Rehab Delivery- Matt Thomas, MS, MBA, ACSM-CEP
2:40-3:40 PM Improving your ITP -Ashley Wishman, MS, ACSM-CEP, EIM
3:45-4:30 PM Closing Remarks, Awards and Raffles

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approved to 8 award contact hours

Approval for contact hours through the American Holistic Nurses Association is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.  AHNA Approval Number : 1835

Respiratory therapist – 8 CEUs will be submitted to the AARC for approval.

You must attend the full day of conference to receive CEUs for that day.

Conference Location

Conference Venue: St. Joseph Medical Center, Building D
Arrival Date: 05-April-2024
Departure Date: 06-April-2024

Hotel Location__SOLD OUT!

Hotel Venue: Hyatt Place Overland Park Metcalf
Arrival Date: 05-April-2024
Departure Date: 06-April-2024

Interested in 2024 Conference Sponsorship?

Sponsorship provides many unique opportunities to partner with MOKSACVPR.


  • Platinum level recognition on audiovisual materials both days of the conference.
  • Platinum recognition on the MOKSACVPR website with hyperlink directly to your website.
  • Preferred selection of booth space. (Please contact Sonny McNeilis ([email protected]) to discuss location choices and photos).
  • Web blast sent to all members and former attendees thanking all of our Platinum sponsors.
  • Attendee list via electronic format.
  • Lunch provided to vendors.
  • Pre-recorded vendor presentation-five minutes allotted.
  • Opportunity to provide additional promotional materials: lanyards, bags, notebooks, etc.


  • Gold level recognition on audiovisual materials both days of the conference.
  • Gold recognition on the MOKSACVPR website.
  • One table space in exhibit area to be determined by MOKSACVPR.
  • Lunch provided to vendors.
  • Opportunity to provide additional materials: lanyards, bags, notebooks, etc.

Thank you to our 2024!

Annual Conference Sponsorships!



AACVPR advocacy webpage.

HR 955/S. 1849, SOS:  Sustaining Outpatient Services Act

U.S. House bill # HR 1406, sustainable Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Services in the Home Act.


Strategic statement…

MOKSACVPR will continue to provide high quality, evidenced based education to the cardiopulmonary rehab community in KS and MO in order for these programs to continue to provide the best care to their consumers.  We will continue to pursue legislative processes to ensure program stability.  We will continue to collaborate with our neighboring programs for better patient outcomes, self-management of chronic disease conditions, and habits of health.

The culture of MOKSACVPR is…

Welcoming: as members of MOKSACVPR we strive to welcome all cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation professionals to become integral parts of our organization.  Within our board and committee members we understand that it takes a team to accomplish the work that needs to be done.  We look forward to new and progressive ideas and welcome change as our world and profession evolves.

Supportive:  We support one another through knowledge sharing, encouragement and experience.  It is our desire that each and every member of our organization can depend on us to be a reliable source for information and support.

Dedicated:  The members of our organization demonstrate dedication and commitment through countless volunteer hours spent in working towards the objectives of MOKSACVPR.  Within this dedication it is evident that all persons involved have a strong passion for the jobs that they do.  We accept nothing less than loyalty in our ranks- we are true to each other and our profession.

Integrity:  Professional. Reliable. Trustworthy. Honest.  Our integrity is a critical asset and we are committed to uphold it.  We set high standards, and we abide by them as we practice business fairly and behave ethically.  We share our expectations with each other and strive to maintain an organization built on mutual values trust and goodwill.

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