Presentation on theme: "December 20051 Cardiac Rehabilitation Are you or someone you know missing the benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation?"— Presentation transcript:
December 20051 Cardiac Rehabilitation Are you or someone you know missing the benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation?
December 20052 What is Cardiovascular Disease? Cardiovascular diseases include: Coronary artery disease (CAD) Stroke High blood pressure Heart failure Atherosclerosis Peripheral vascular disease It affects 70.1 million American In 2005 the estimated direct & indirect cost of CVD is $393 Billion
December 20053 Cardiovascular Disease is America's Number 1 Killer!
December 20054 Coronary Artery Disease 13million Americans have a history of heart attack*, angina, or both – affects 7.1 million men – affects 5.9 million women 1,375,000 Americans will have a new or recurrent heart attack in 2005 *Heart attack is medically termed myocardial infarction or MI
December 20055 Coronary Artery Disease MI is the single leading cause of death in America – 41% of all MIs expected this year will result in death 41%
December 20057 What is Cardiac Rehabilitation? Education for lifestyle modification and exercise Supervised by variety of health care professionals and requires physician referral An outpatient service at the hospital or clinic and Meets two to three times a week a week
December 20058 Components of Cardiac Rehab? Supervised progressive exercise/activity Nutrition recommendations Blood pressure and cholesterol control
December 20059 More … Smoking cessation Stress management Weight management Diabetes control
December 200510 Benefits of Participation Improved functional abilities Improved functional abilities Improved quality of life Improved quality of life Reduction of lifestyle related risks Reduction of lifestyle related risks Increased knowledge of disease process and prevention strategies Increased knowledge of disease process and prevention strategies Improved ability to perform daily life activities Improved ability to perform daily life activities
December 200511 More benefits of participation... Increased knowledge of heart disease Increased self-esteem and confidence Improved adherence to healthy lifestyle choices
December 200512 Who Is Eligible for Cardiac Rehab? Medicare covers cardiac rehab for those who have had any of the following: – Heart attack – Bypass surgery – Stents and Interventions – Angina – Transplant – Valve Private insurances vary and will be reviewed and cleared by staff prior to starting the program
December 200513 What is the cost of cardiac rehab ? Most charges for outpatient cardiac rehab are covered by insurance Staff will assist in evaluating coverage and calculating out of pocket costs (if any) prior to starting “Maintenance” programs are designed to help patients continue their commitment to exercise. These programs are not covered by insurance.
December 200514 Cardiac Rehab Professionals: Cardiac Rehab Partnership: – Medical Director – Referring Physicians – Nurses – Exercise Physiologists – Dietitians/Nutritionists – Social Services – Psychosocial Services – Pharmacists
December 200515 Why is Cardiac Rehab Important? Cardiac Rehab will give you the tools, knowledge, and motivation needed to fight the progression of cardiovascular disease with your “heart and soul”!