The Cardiac Rehab program offered at Horn Memorial Hospital is a complete course geared toward changing lifestyles. Its purpose is to help patients with heart disease return to their optimal level of function physically and psychologically. The main component of Cardiac Rehab is an exercise program aimed at getting the heart muscle back in shape after a heart event. Participants also receive patient education regarding heart disease, risk factors, and medications. Additionally, a consultation with HMH's registered dietician to cover dietary concerns is included in the program.
The program is a minimum of 18 sessions and can be as long as 36 sessions, depending on the patient's needs and insurance coverage. Participants meet three times a week for about one hour in length. A physician referral is necessary to participate in the Cardiac Rehab program at Horn Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 712.364.7284.
Eligible Participants:Individuals who have been treated medically or surgically for atherosclerosis and other types of heart disease. This includes a heart attack, heart surgery, balloon or stenting procedure, angina, or congestive heart failure.
Program DescriptionAttend rehabilitation three times a week for 4-12 weeks. Cardiac Rehab nurses are present and do continuous ECG monitoring.
Exercise segment includes:Warm-ups, physical exercise based on individualized exercise prescription, and cool downs.
Education Segment:Topics offered during sessions include risk factor modifications, nutrition, weight control, stress management and relaxation, medication information, home exercise, safety, smoking cessation, and heart disease.
Cardiac Rehab is billed to Medicare or Private Insurances. CaFor further information, please call 712.364.7284.
Cardiac MaintenancePurpose - Secondary prevention and maintenance of exercise and lifestyle changes.
Eligible Participant RequirementsPatients who have completed Phase II may enter directly with a physician's order.
If a Rehab patient hasn't participated for more than three months, they must see their physician to get permission.
If participant has had an acute event, they must see their physician before returning to rehab.
Exercise SessionsIntended to be an independent program allowing patients to do warm ups and cool downs by themselves.
Exercise segment per usual routine in Phase II - must have an established exercise prescription.
Blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen level if indicated, and weight will be checked.
Cardiac Maintenance is NOT COVERED by Medicare, Medicaid or Private Insurances. It is a Private Pay program, which is billed monthly.
For further information, please call 712.364.7284.