Car­diac Rehabilitation Pro­gram Re­ceives Na­tional Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion

Stanstead Journal - - FRONT PAGE - New­port, VT

North Coun­try Hos­pi­tal is proud to an­nounce the cer­ti­fi­ca­tion of the Car­diac Rehabilitation Pro­gram by the Amer­i­can As­so­ci­a­tion of Car­dio­vas­cu­lar and Pul­monary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). North Coun­try Hos­pi­tal’s Car­diac Rehabilitation Pro­gram was rec­og­nized for its com­mit­ment to im­prov­ing the qual­ity of life by en­hanc­ing stan­dards of care.

Car­dio­vas­cu­lar rehabilitation pro­grams are de­signed to help peo­ple with car­dio­vas­cu­lar prob­lems (e.g. heart attacks, coro­nary artery by­pass graft surgery, etc.) re­cover faster and im­prove their qual­ity of life. The pro­gram in­cludes ex­er­cise, ed­uca-

tion, coun­sel­ing and sup­port for pa­tients and their fam­i­lies.

Our car­diac re­hab pro­gram joins other AACVPRCer­ti­fied pro­grams as lead­ers in the field of car­dio­vas­cu­lar rehabilitation. AACVPR cer­ti­fi­ca­tion rec­og­nizes out­stand­ing pro­grams that fol­low best prac­tices in pa­tient care and pro­gram man­age­ment.

The AACVPR Pro­gram Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion is the only peer-re­viewed ac­cred­i­ta­tion process de­signed to re­view in­di­vid­ual fa­cil­i­ties for ad­her­ence to stan­dards and guide­lines de­vel­oped and pub­lished by the AACVPR and other pro­fes­sional so­ci­eties. Each pro­gram is re­viewed by the AACVPR Na­tional Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Com­mit­tee and cer­ti­fi­ca­tion is awarded by the AACVPR Board of Di­rec­tors. AACVPR Pro­gram Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion is valid for three years.

North Coun­try Hos­pi­tal’s Pul­monary Health and Con­di­tion­ing Pro­gram has been cer­ti­fied for 4 years.

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David In­gram, RT, man­ager of Car­dioPul­monary depart­ment, Robin Hahn, RN, Dr. An­drew Torkel­son, car­di­ol­o­gist, and Joan Wheeler, RN, have been awarded the high­est level of cer­ti­fi­ca­tion for the hos­pi­tal’s car­diac rehabilitation pro­gram.

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