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What is Cardiac Rehabilitation All About?
- Customized exercise plans
- Nutritional counseling
- Education resources
- Supportive environment
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Bourbon Community Hospital assists you with a customized plan based on your needs. The plan includes exercise, nutritional counseling and educational resources--provided in a supportive environment, during informal sessions.
Who Is Involved In My Care?
- Respiratory Therapist
- Registered Clinical Dietician
- Clinical Pharmacist
- Social Worker (if needed)
Our program includes as many as 36 one-hour sessions held three days a week. Physical activity counseling and exercise training; nutritional counseling; management of hypertension, weight and diabetes; and smoking cessation are major components of risk-reduction strategies for patients in cardiac rehabilitation. Our goal is to help you understand and manage your condition so you can resume activities and maintain a healthy heart.
Most major insuarance carriers cover Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Bourbon Community Hospital. We will pre-certify your coverage with your carrier prior to your sessions so you will know what is covered.
If your physician feels that you would benefit from the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Bourbon Community Hospital, he or she may refer you to the program.
For more information, call our Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation at 859.987.6718.