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Cardiac Rehabilitation

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at North Oaks is 1 of only 13 programs in the state to be nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.  The program provides medically-supervised exercise and education for patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, ischemic congestive heart failure or other cardiac related conditions.

Three phases of the program are offered:
  • Phase I – Inpatient care 
  • Phase II – Monitored, supervised outpatient care 
  • Phase III – Maintenance, outpatient care
A team of Licensed Registered Nurses, Licensed Clinical Exercise Physiologists and Exercise Specialists Certified by the American College of Sports Medicine plan, implement and evaluate the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.   Program components include:
  • Patient Evaluation and Assessment
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Risk Factor Analysis
  • Exercise Prescriptions Specific to Patient Needs and Goals
  • Exercise Principles
  • Supervised Exercise Programs (may include monitoring with telemetry technology)
  • Home Exercise Programs
  • Behavior Modification Techniques

Do you have a question about Cardiac Rehabilitation?

For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation, please call (985) 230-LIFE (5433).