LogoCARDIAC REHABILITATION

April 28-May 1, 2014 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

You will receive a broad, up-to-date overview of the theory and practice of Phase I (inpatient), Phase II (outpatient), Phase III (supervised), and Phase IV (maintenance) cardiac rehabilitation with emphasis on exercise physiology, pathophysiology, administrative considerations, and patient education. We will take you through the process of setting up or updating a total cardiac rehabilitation program and give you hands-on laboratory experiences with exercise leadership and exercise prescription. This workshop provides ~25 CEUs.

COURSE CONTENT

Workshop begins on Monday at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast and registration, and ends at approximately 5:00 pm on Thursday afternoon.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Hints For Starting a Program
  • Model Inpatient and Outpatient Programs
  • Reimbursement Guidelines
  • Program Certification
  • Documenting Outcomes
  • Developing an Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP)

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

  • Bioenergetics
  • Normal and Abnormal Responses to Exercise
  • Training Adaptations

EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION

  • Basic Principles of Exercise Prescription
  • Case Studies
  • Complicated Patients (Diabetes, Transplants, PAD, HF)
  • Resistance Training Guidelines

PATIENT SERVICES

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychosocial Support
  • Nutrition Services
  • Smoking Cessation

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES

  • Chair yoga/Pilates
  • Rockin' Rehab
  • Chair weight training
  • Tai Chai

FEE $595 (AACVPR or Affiliate Society members receive a $25 discount)

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