Conference - Spring 2018

MNACVPR Spring Conference 2018

Greetings MNACVPR members,


Our annual conference is quickly approaching!  It will be held at Arrowwood in Alexandria, MN.  April 26-27th.   We hope you will plan to join us and hear from outstanding speakers including Cathy Breedon, PhD, a Nutrition expert recommended as a speaker by UPCRA.  Drew Busch, PhD, conducting a 5 year NIH research project on Depression and Smoke Cessation, Dr. Joellen Kohlman-Petrick, a Cardiologist and Medical Director of the Fergus Falls Cardiac Rehab Program and Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, nationally recognized expert on PAD/SET program development.


Brochures will be mailed in early February;  but for your planning convenience, please find below, the links to the conference venue website.  Thursday programming won’t start until 10:00 in order to allow those that stay Wednesday night to take advantage of the Spa, Stables or other amenities Arrowwood has to offer.  Perhaps you’ll plan to make it a family affair and arrange to enjoy the Water Park!


Conference costs:  Members= $180.00/ full conference.  $110.00/single day attendance,   Non-member=  $240/all inclusive or $150.00/day, Student=$60.00/full conference. $40.00/single day attendance.


We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Please follow this link to register:


For more information about Arrowwood, please see the links below for rooms, recreation, etc.

Links for our website are:

Recreation at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center

Darling Reflections Spa at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center

Guest room link:

Promo Code: MNACVPR



This year the MNACVPR board is offering 3 scholarships to the conference for students pursuing a degree in Exercise Physiology, Nursing or Respiratory Therapy with the goal of working in cardiac and/or pulmonary rehab. Please see link below for details regarding the scholarship as well as the scholarship application.

MNACVPR Conference Student Scholarship Application