RAMC's Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

 Reedsburg Area Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Reedsburg Area Medical Center was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

cardiac rehabCardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation program...s are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery) and pulmonary problems (e.g., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], respiratory symptoms,) recover faster and improve their quality of life. Both programs include exercise, education, counseling, and support for patients and their families.

The Reedsburg Area Medical Center cardiovascular rehabilitation program participated in an application process that requires extensive documentation of the program’s practices. AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-review accreditation process designed to review individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by AACVPR and other professional societies. Each program is reviewed by the AACVPR Program Certification Committee and Certification is awarded by the AACVPR Board of Directors.

For more information regarding Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehab call 608-768-6250.

Photo: Mandi Wafle, Respiratory Therapist; Nikki Dempsey, Exercise Physiologist and Assistant Director of Cardiac Rehab; and Whitney Noble, Exercise Physiologist