This program will help improve your heart function after a heart-related condition, or after a heart procedure. The program is 36 one-hour classes focused on supervised exercise training, counseling on stress, psychological or social conditions that affect heart and well-being, and skill development for maintaining a healthy heart.
The CR program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
How the Program Works
CR is a comprehensive secondary prevention program designed to improve cardiovascular health following a cardiac-related event or procedure. The program consists of 36 one-hour sessions that include team-based, supervised exercise training, education and skills development for a heart-healthy living, and counseling on stress and other psychosocial factors. CR programs are certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
You may be assigned a community health worker who will work with you and your primary care physician to find resources and remove barriers that may prevent you from receiving the quality care you deserve. The community health worker may help you:
- Add healthy eating habits and exercise to your routine
- Understand information from your program
- Link you to medication assistance programs
- Review your medicines and create a schedule to take your medicines on time and correctly