ACVP Member Benefits

Interested in joining a cardiac professional organization that leads the pack in terms of education and benefits?

Membership in the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals offers you competitive advantages and tools for success.  Membership can be rewarding both personally and professionally.

Develop professionally with high quality interprofessional education online or in person, opportunities to publish and present, or get involved in leadership with ACVP. Plus, enjoy the ever-expanding benefits of a cardiovascular care association on the cutting edge---including advocacy.

Want to follow ACVP before you join? Connect with ACVP on social media and email.

  1. FOLLOW @alliancecvpros on Twitter
  2. LIKE ACVP on Facebook
  3. Subscribe to ACVP's email newsletter.

You can also peruse the blog to stay up to date on important industry news and updates from our members.

Ready to become a member?


Continue reading for a full list of benefits.

Professional Involvement is a benefit available to all categories of members:  Participate through Committees; Councils; House of Delegates (chapter governing body); Chapters; Writing (contribute to CV Directions); Member Drive.

Annual Meetings – this includes our management conference; annual symposium; management institute and regional meetings.

Online Continuing Education – ACVP offers all members FREE continuing education through online programs.


Job Opportunities – ACVP maintains a computerized matching job bank – members may submit resumes at no cost; we list jobs through our website and in all publications.

Publications – With over 26 periodicals annually, no other organization in the cardiovascular arena provides as much technical and professional information. CV Directions is the ONLY peer-reviewed publication in cardiovascular healthcare. We provide a newsletter to all members and technical publications in all of our Council areas of representation.  You may receive one or all technical publications depending upon whether you affiliate with one or all specialties through your membership investment.

Monographs & Study Guides – ACVP leads the way in providing members with tools for training.  Self-Tests are included with many of these study guides to ensure you have retained what is important!

Educational Opportunities are available through meetings; teleconferences; registry reviews; CEU program and our transcript service.  ACVP maintains a transcript for all members which is accepted by credentialing organizations as recognition of sessions attended.

Legislative & Regulatory Activities – ACVP offers members a chance to work on committees responsible for developing policy.  We seek members' input on issues of importance and we provide members with an opportunity impact our advocacy positions.  We will support members' in any state and before any institution or organized body to ensure our members' positions are maintained and the work we do is recognized.

Credentialing Support – ACVP works with cardiovascular and pulmonary credentialing bodies.  We offer credentialing reviews, maintain study guides, and provide members with transcripts and representation.

Technical Information – whether it is through publications, visiting with exhibitors, our website, career ladders or standards and competencies, we offer members with information and access through networking to get the answers you need.

Networking – Whether it is with managers, technical specialists, suppliers, or educators, ACVP represents the full gamut.  Take advantage of this unique resource by asking your question and getting your answer TODAY!

Insurance – Health insurance is provided through Wohlers as well as First 1 Insurance; Professional Liability Insurance is available through HPSO.

Contact Robert McDowell, plan administrator, at
First 1 Insurance
5650 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL  60660.
Phone: 800.428.4509; Fax: 773.294.6988; Cell: 773.294.6988

Professional Liability Insurance – ACVP has a new provider offering outstanding coverage at amazing rates.

Professional Liability Insurance is designed to protect your assets and cover your expenses in the event of a suit being brought against you for malpractice. This plan, administered by Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) and underwritten by CNA, is designed to meet the unique needs of today's allied health professionals. It offers competitively priced coverage with comprehensive plan benefits, coverage limits of $1 million per occurrence and up to $3 million annual aggregate, license protection coverage, and 100% payment of covered legal expenses.

For more information, or to apply, contact HPSO at 800/982-9491 for Individual Coverage or visit their website @

New Benefit: Member Savings Program - members can save an average of 20 percent on regular expenses from a large list of suppliers. Learn more.

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