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Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Our Professionals Work with You

MountainView Hospital's Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center offers a comprehensive lifestyle modification program for patients who experience pulmonary dysfunction or have had a cardiovascular intervention. The individualized program encompasses every aspect necessary to ensure an enhanced understanding of the patient's condition and improvement of their cardiorespiratory function. Our clinical professionals will work with you and your doctor to create a personalized blueprint for a healthier life.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a monitored exercise and education program that allows patients who have been diagnosed with a heart condition to confidently resume their normal activities of daily living as quickly as possible. Cardiac Rehabilitation is designed for individuals who have been diagnosed or treated for:

  • Severe Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Chronic Stable Angina
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Revascularization (angioplasty, stent)
  • Pre-/post Heart Transplantation
  • Valve Surgery

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a monitored exercise and education program for patients with chronic respiratory disease. The program is designed to improve your quality of life by enhancing your respiratory function through the implementation of healthy lifestyle modifications. Pulmonary Rehabilitation is designed for those that have been diagnosed with conditions such as:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Lung Cancer and Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Pre-/post Lung Transplantation

Our Team

Licensed clinical professionals provide patients with a comprehensive medical management regimen, which includes exercise, nutrition, stress management, weight management, information on treatment options, smoking cessation, and diagnosis education. Each patient's experience in the program is customized to his or her specific needs and disease history. Patient's progress is monitored and tracked using ScottCare VersaCare, an industry leading system.

Our Goal

Our goal is to help improve your understanding of your condition, enhance your ability to control symptoms, and return you to your highest level of activity. The program is tailored to a patient's specific disease history and needs. Throughout the program, rehabilitation professionals monitor and work with patients to decrease risk factors for disease through exercise and education, while keeping a patient's primary physician and specialist apprised of progress.

We're With You Every Step of the Way

Patients begin the program with an orientation that includes a physical evaluation and the development of a personal treatment plan. The plan is designed to assist you in achieving your goals and provide a foundation for maintaining achievable lifestyle changes.

Exercise

Your exercise prescription is based on your diagnosis and any special needs you may have. You will learn how to exercise safely in a monitored environment. Exercise regimens are based on each patient's personal goals for his or her recovery. Individualized and group education is provided throughout the program so that each patient can learn more about cardiovascular and pulmonary disease and effective ways to manage risk factors associated with the conditions.

Getting Started

You will need a referral from your doctor for Outpatient Cardiac and/or Pulmonary Rehabilitation. For more information, call our Cardiac and/or Pulmonary Rehabilitation department. We also have an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit and offer Outpatient Therapy Services.

Education

The educational component of the program is designed to help each patient better understand their condition and treatment. Individual and group education is offered throughout the program. During the educational seminars patients will receive detailed information on a variety of topics related to their recovery. All of the information provided to patients is supported by peer reviewed publications and certifying organizations. Patients will receive educational manuals upon entry into the program. The manuals are designed to assist patients and their families on the rehabilitation journey. The Cardiac and Pulmonary program manuals provide each patient with specific information about their condition, medication, benefits of exercise, and nutrition recommendations. The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation team will also customize programs educational component to meet the needs of each individual patient.

Support

The multidisciplinary Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation team offers program participants a friendly and open environment that encourages and supports participants in the rehabilitation process. A family member or spouse is encouraged to participate in the educational sessions at no additional charge.

Enrollment

Patients should always discuss Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation with their physician before starting this or any other exercise regimen. A physician's prescription is a requirement. Medicare and most insurance companies cover Phase II Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Our staff can assist you with the insurance verification process prior to beginning rehabilitation. For more information about the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation services offered at MountainView Hospital, please contact us at (702) 255-5018.