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.
The STRHS Pulaski Cardiac Rehab program has been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This certification is recognition of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Pulaski’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care.
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 cardiac rehabilitation if, in the preceding 12 months, you have had...