ACP Clinical Program Certifications

Elevate Your Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Care

Set a new standard of care for skilled nursing and rehabilitation in your community by certifying your staff and facility in ACP’s evidence-based clinical programs.

Develop and Train Staff - group iconDevelop & Retain Staff

Drive staff development and retention by reinforcing your commitment to superior patient outcomes and prioritizing the employee experience.

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Elevate your facility’s clinical expertise and differentiate yourself in a competitive market by demonstrating advanced specialization in ACP’s evidence-based clinical programs.

ACP Certifications Available for Clinicians and Facilities in the Following Programs

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Build muscle strength and aerobic capacity, increase circulation and neuromuscular function, and enhance quality of life.

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Increase circulation and speed wound healing
while improving patient outcomes.


Certification Criteria

For Clinicians

Clinicians will become “ACP Certified” in Cardiopulmonary Rehab by completing the following:   

  • Pre-requisite essential courses (applicable across all program certifications)  
  • Program-specific core content  
  • One program or patient reflection summary 

For Facilities

Facilities will become “ACP Certified” by ensuring the following: 

  • ≥ 1 rehab clinician has completed the specific ACP Clinical Program Certification  
  • ≥ 3 nursing clinicians have completed the corresponding nursing components 
  • Facility reports on program implementation through self-identified pre- and post-program outcome measures
ACP Certified Badge