Great River Health Systems' Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program certified

Great River Health System’ 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 and review.

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.