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Rounded Rectangle: Atlantic Cardiac Rehab Network


Rounded Rectangle: WHO WE ARE

The Atlantic Cardiac Rehab Network (ACRN) is a multi-provincial, multi-disciplinary association of professionals dedicated to providing leadership and expertise in the areas of clinical practice, research and advocacy with respect to cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation.

The ACRN promotes the highest standards of excellence and acts as an avenue for education and information sharing to health care professionals dedicated to the promotion of cardiovascular health and rehabilitation in Atlantic Canada.

Rounded Rectangle: WHAT WE DO

  1. Promote current guidelines, established by the Canadian Association of Cardiovasclar Preventionand Rehabilitation (CACPR) for the practice of cardiovascular health and rehabilitation services in Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador).
  2. Provide a forum for the exchange of information through a networked information system including education through teleconferencing and Web access.
  3. Promote a better understanding of cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation among other professional bodies, organizations, government agencies, and the public.

Rounded Rectangle: EXECUTIVE

Executive Provincial Representatives


Nancy Ellis BN, RN, CCN(C)

Nova Scotia

Marlene Wheatley BN, RN

Carol Ferguson RN, BScN

Vice Chair

Kristen Copp RN, BScN

Newfoundland & Labrador

Wendy Decker BN, RN, CCN(C)


Treasurer & Secretary

Tracy Selway RN, BN

New Brunswick

Nancy Duguay RN

Chantal Ricard BN, RN

Past Chair

Carol Ferguson RN, BScN

Honorary member

Billie-Jo Mabey RN BSN

Rounded Rectangle: MEMBERSHIP

Membership is currently open to anyone interested in furthering the mission of ACRN at no cost. Although not a requirement, membership in the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (CACPR) is preferred. If you would like more information on the ACRN please contact Nancy Ellis, ACRN Chair, at phone 506-544-3255 or email nancy.ellis@vitalitenb.ca.


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Cardiac Rehabilitation, Chaleur Regional Hospital, 1750 Sunset Drive, Bathurst, NB., E2A 4L7.

 ACRN News and Views:

Rounded Rectangle: CONTACT

Nancy Ellis, ACRN Chair, at phone 506-544-3255 or email nancy.ellis@vitalitenb.ca.

Mail To: Nancy Ellis

Program Coordinator Cardiac Rehab

1750 Sunset Dr. Bathurst, NB E2A 4L7

Fax 1-506-544-3989

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