presented by Cheryl Lehman
Financial: Cheryl Lehman receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Cheryl Lehman has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Cheryl Lehman, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, CRRN
Dr. Cheryl Lehman has been a registered nurse since graduating from the Decatur Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1978. Since that time, she earned a BSN from Maryville University-St. Louis in 1990; an MSN in Adult Health Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston in the Clinical Nurse Specialist role…Read full bio
1. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Indications and Programs
This chapter reviews the background of, indications for, and specific activities in a cardiac rehabilitation program. The history and background of cardiac rehabilitation is discussed, along with goals and anticipated outcomes. The phases of cardiac rehabilitation are presented and benefits of cardiac rehabilitation will be discussed.
2. Disease Conditions Requiring Cardiac Rehabilitation
This chapter reviews the disease conditions requiring cardiac rehabilitation, including coronary artery disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital conditions, and valvular disease. and appropriate nursing interventions for the cardiac rehabilitation patient. Indications for rehabilitation will be discussed.
3. The Nurse’s Role in Cardiac Rehabilitation
The rehabilitation nurse’s role in caring for patients with cardiac disorders is essential to promote positive patient outcomes. This chapter reviews the role of the rehabilitation nurse on the cardiac rehabilitation team, and addresses appropriate nursing interventions for the cardiac rehabilitation patient.