Great River Health’ Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program recently
earned three-year certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular
and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The organization also certifies
the health system’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs help people with heart-related
and lung problems recover faster and improve their quality of life. They
include monitored exercise, education, counseling and support for patients
and their families.
AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular
and pulmonary rehabilitation. Certification requires extensive documentation
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to reducing
illness, death and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease
through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research and disease management.
For more information about cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation at Great
River Health Systems, please call (319) 768-4100.