HealthAdvance Cardiac Rehabilitation
HealthAdvance Cardiac Rehabilitation has received Re-Certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The AACVPR Program Certification is recognized as the standard for quality in the delivery of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. In order to obtain certification, the program must submit extensive patient data and must prove postitive outcome measures.
Currently only an estimated 1400 Cardiac and/or Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs out of approximately 3000 (less than 50%) hold this elite certification. HealthAdvance Cardiac Rehab first obtained initial certification in 2005.
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HealthAdvance offers two separate components of cardiovascular disease management:
With a physician referral you are eligible for this component (cardiac rehab) if, in the preceding 12 months, you have had:
- heart attack (acute myocardial infarction)
- coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
- chronic angina
- heart valve repair or replacement
- PTCA or coronary stenting
- heart or lung transplant
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a physician supervised, nurse monitored program that meets 3 times per week for 8-12 weeks depending on diagnosis and participant's eligibility. Individual exercise prescriptions are determined based on participant's ability and condition.
Specially trained nurses monitor the participant's heart rhythm, heart rate and blood pressure during exercise therapy. In addition to exercise, participants are provided with individualized education sessions aimed at heart disease risk factor modification. The focus of this program is on preventing complications related to heart disease.
With a physician referral, you are eligible for this component (cardiac disease management) if you have a chronic illness related to heart disease such as:
- atrial fibrillation or mechanical heart valve and are on anticoagulation therapy
Services provided within this component of the HealthAdvance program include:
Disease/Condition Specific Individualized Education
The focus of these sessions is to foster participant self-management of a chronic disease.
Monitoring for optimal pharmacological management using standardized protocols
- Blood pressure
- Blood glucose
- Lipid levels
For more information or to make an appointment, call 502-868-5633.
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