Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a program of the Cardiopulmonary department designed to offer more rehabilitative services as well as diagnostic testing to individuals so they do not have to travel to larger, more urban areas.
Upon physician referral with heart and lung diseases that include, but are not limited to, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), Heart Attack, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Dyspnea (shortness of breath). The services began in November of 1997, and are offered in phases to those who have been hospitalized as well as to those who have been discharged. Phase I includes education; Phase II consists of a twelve week program which includes exercise three times per week or as prescribed by the physician, and education once per week; and Phase III allows the participant of the program to return to the facility for assistance in maintaining exercise. The Cardiac
and Pulmonary Rehabilitation area is a modern, fully equipped facility including staff
that are extensively trained.
Other services provided by the Cardio-Pulmonary Department include:
Cardiac Stress Testing
Diagnostic Sleep Laboratory
Sleep Disorder Testing
Contact the SCCH Cardiopulmonary Center: