Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

HRMC is proud to provide these two programs. Participation in these programs helps patients improve their cardiac status or to learn how to live with chronic lung disease. Our program is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab (AACVPR) and operates within CMS (Medicare and Medicaid Guidelines.

Located on the campus of HRMC, our rehabilitation unit combines monitored exercise with education to help cardiac patients and people with lung disease live healthier.

Our rehabilitation team consists of your personal physician, our program medical director, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and YOU!

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Havasu Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed specifically for people who have experienced cardiac related procedures. It is a medically supervised, progressive exercise and education program for individuals who have experienced the following within the last year:

1.      Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

2.      Had a cardiac stent placement

3.      Heart attack

4.      Open Heart surgery (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG))

5.      Heart Valve repairs replacements

6.      Peripheral artery disease

7.     Heart Transplant

Education classes are given weekly, with supervised exercise 3 times a week. The Cardiac Rehab program is 36 sessions which include 3 exercise sessions and 1 education class weekly. Family/Friend supporters are welcome to attend the education classes with the patient.

Current Cardiac Education Classes are:

      Anatomy and Physiology

     Nutrition

     Cardiac Risk Factors

     Medications

     Dash Diet

     Cardiac Signs and Symptoms

     Exercise

     Stress and Coping

If you have any questions about whether you qualify or to discuss the program further, please call 928-302-5408

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Havasu Regional Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is designed specifically for people with chronic lung disease.  It is a medically supervised, progressive exercise and education program for individuals with breathing problems and lung disease.  The purpose of the program is to help patients overcome the fear of being short of breath and restore the highest possible functional capacity.

To qualify for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, the patient must have lung disease and meet certain criteria on a Complete Pulmonary Function Test.

Medicare now covers this program and is a once in a lifetime benefit.

Education classes are given weekly, with supervised exercise 2 times a week. The Pulmonary Rehab program lasts approximately 12-18 weeks. Family/Friend supporters are welcome to attend the education classes with the patient.

     Current Pulmonary Education Classes are:

     Living with Lung Disease

     Medications

     Preventing Infections

     Nutrition

     Exercise

     Oxygen Therapy

     Emotional Wellbeing

     Energy Conservation

If you have any questions about whether you qualify or to discuss the program further, please call 928-302-5408.