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Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs 6th Edition With Web Resource

Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs 6th Edition With Web Resource

$89.00 USD


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    Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs, Sixth Edition With Web Resource, presents the combined expertise of more than 50 leaders in the field of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), reimbursement, and public policy to empower professionals to successfully implement new CR programs or improve existing ones. Developed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), this guidebook offers procedures for providing patients with low-cost, high-quality programming that moves them toward a lifelong commitment to disease management and secondary prevention.

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the principal cause of death worldwide. It is projected that by 2035, more than 130 million adults in the United States will have CVD. The challenge to CR professionals is to select, develop, and deliver appropriate rehabilitative and secondary prevention services to each patient tailored to their individual needs. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs, Sixth Edition, is the definitive resource for developing inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs.
    The sixth edition of Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs equips professionals with current scientific and evidence-based models for designing and updating rehabilitation programs. Pedagogical aides such as chapter objectives, bottom line sections, summaries, and sidebars present technical information in an easy-to-follow format. Key features of the sixth edition include the following:
    • A new chapter on physical activity and exercise that helps readers understand how to develop and implement exercise programs to CVD patients
    • A new chapter on cardiac disease populations that offers readers a deeper understanding of CVD populations, including those with heart valve replacement or repair surgery, left ventricular assist devices, heart transplant, dysrhythmias, and/or peripheral artery disease
    • Case studies and discussion questions that challenge readers to consider how concepts from the text apply to real-life scenarios
    • An expanded web resource that includes ready-to-use forms, charts, checklists, and logs that are practical for daily use, as well as additional case studies and review questions
    Keeping up with change is a professional necessity and keeping up with the science is a professional responsibility. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs, Sixth Edition, covers the entire scope of practice for CR programs and professionals, providing evidence-based information on promoting positive lifestyle behavior patterns, reducing risk factors for disease progression, and lessening the impact of CVD on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality.

    Note: The web resource is included with all new print books and some ebooks. For ebook formats that don’t provide access, the web resource is available separately.


     Reference for cardiac rehabilitation specialists, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) members, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, cardiologists, physicians, nurses, cardiac rehabilitation educators and students, clinical program directors, health care agencies, and insurers.
    Chapter 1. Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Evolving Model of Care in the Era of Healthcare Reform
    Ana Mola, PhD, ANP-BC
    CR and Population Health Management
    CR and Value-Based Care
    CR and Care Coordination

    Chapter 2. The Continuum of Care: From Inpatient and Outpatient CR to Long-Term Secondary Prevention
    Cathie Biga, MSN, FACC
    CVD Continuum of Care
    Efforts to Reduce Gaps in the Continuum of Care
    The Role of CR in the Continuum of Care
    Putting It All Together

    Chapter 3. CR in Inpatient and Transitional Settings
    Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN; Ana Mola, PhD, ANP-BC
    Assessment, Mobilization, and Risk Factor Management
    Discharge Planning
    Clinical Pathways
    Space and Equipment
    Transitional Settings

    Chapter 4. Medical Evaluation and Exercise Testing for Outpatient CR
    Sherrie Khadanga, MD
    Physical Examination
    Risk Stratification and Identification of Contraindications for Exercise Training

    Chapter 5. Outpatient CR and SP
    Philip A. Ades, MD, FACC, MAACVPR
    Structure of CR and SP
    Assessment and Management of Risk Factors for CVD Progression
    Coaching, Case Management, and Counseling
    Innovation in CR
    Maintenance CR
    Future Directions

    Chapter 6. Physical Activity and Exercise
    Jonathan Myers, PhD
    Cardiorespiratory Endurance Training
    Exercise Recommendations for Patients Without a Recent Exercise Test
    PA Outside of CR
    Resistance Training
    Flexibility Training

    Chapter 7. Nutrition Guidelines
    Ellen Schaaf Aberegg, MA, LD, RD, FAACVPR
    Key Nutrition Principles
    Diet Patterns of Nutrition Intake
    Evidence-Based Nutrition Guidelines for CVD Risk Factors
    Nutrition in the CR Care Process
    Dietitian–CR Professional Partnership

    Chapter 8. Behavior Modification for Risk Factor Reduction: Guiding Principles and Practice
    Diann Galeema, PhD
    Overview of Health-Related Behavior Change

    Chapter 9. Modifiable CVD Risk Factors
    Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM; Emma Fletcher, MS, MVB; Carly Goldstein, PhD; Paul M. Gordon, PhD, MPH, FACSM; Joel Hughes, PhD, FAACVPR; Jonathan Myers, PhD; Quinn R. Pack, MD, MsC, FAACVPR; Killian Robinson, MD, FAHA, FACC, FACP
    Physical Inactivity
    Tobacco Use
    Overweight and Obesity
    Psychosocial Considerations
    Environmental Considerations

    Chapter 10. Cardiac Disease Populations
    Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC; Alexis L. Beatty, MD, MAS; Brian Carlin, MD, FCCP, MAACVPR, FAARC; Dennis J. Kerrigan, PhD, FACSM; Steven J. Keteyian, PhD; Kirstine Laerum Sibilitz, MD, PhD; Karen Lui, RN, MS, MAACVPR; Ryan Mays, PhD, MPH; Jonathan Powell, MD; Ray W. Squires, PhD; Diane J. Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN
    CR for Patients With CVD
    Heart Valve Replacement and Repair Surgery
    Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Assist Devices
    Heart Transplantation
    Peripheral Artery Disease
    Chronic Lung Disease

    Chapter 11. Special Demographic Populations
    Justin M. Bachmann, MD, MPH, FACC; Daniel Forman, MD; Naomi Gauthier, MD; Alexander Opotowsky, MD, MPH, MMsc; Marta Supervia MD, MSc, CCRP; Carmen Terzic, MD, PhD
    Younger Adults
    Older Adults
    Women and Men
    Race and Culture
    Socioeconomic Considerations

    Chapter 12. Program Administration
    Karen Lui, RN, MS, MAACVPR
    Program Priorities
    Facilities and Equipment
    Organizational Policies and Procedures
    Insurance and Reimbursement
    Continuum of Care and Services

    Chapter 13. Outcomes Assessment and Utilization
    Sherry L. Grace, PhD, FCCS, FAACVPR, CRFC
    Purposes for Measuring Outcomes
    Outcomes Matrix
    Measuring, Documenting, Analyzing, and Reporting Program Outcomes

    Chapter 14. Management of Medical Problems and Emergencies
    Jason L. Rengo, MS, FAACVPR
    Potential Risks in Outpatient CR
    Intervention Summary
    Phase 3 CR Programs
    Alternative Models of SP

    Appendix A. Example of Standing Orders to Initiate Outpatient CR
    Appendix B. Example of Outpatient CR Emergency Standing Orders
    Appendix C. Cardiac Rehabilitation Untoward Event—Physician Notification
    Appendix D. Daily Emergency Cart Checklist
    Appendix E. Monthly Emergency Cart Checklist
    Appendix F. Emergency Equipment Maintenance Log
    Founded in 1985, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is a multidisciplinary professional association comprised of health professionals who serve in the field of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. AACVPR is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families by reducing morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research, and disease management. AACVPR provides educational, networking, and professional development opportunities, such as live webcasts and online modules, an annual conference and affiliate meetings, professional and program certifications, outpatient data registries, legislative advocacy, leadership opportunities, and more. AACVPR membership is comprised of cardiovascular and pulmonary physicians, nurses, clinical exercise physiologists, physical therapists, behavioral scientists, respiratory therapists, dieticians, and nutritionists.

    "Readers of this book will obtain up-to-date, evidence-based information to help them provide quality care to their patients."
    © Doody’s Review Service, 2020, Saroj Khadka, MD, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine (4-star review)
    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available online.

    Web resource. Includes reproducible questionnaires, charts, consent forms, protocols, records, checklists, and logs that can be used to create or assess programs, which are also found in the book. The web resource will also serve as a location for AACVPR to post biannual updates to book content when necessary, thereby keeping the guidelines up to date between editions of the text.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 4 reviews
    Lemuel Wright

    Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs 6th Edition With Web Resource

    Kelsey Shugar
    Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation

    Good Reference to have in the department

    Dawn McEachern
    Solid Web Resource

    The Web Resource version of the Guidelines for CR Programs 6th Edition offers a great way to gain fast access to information in searchable format - thank you!

    Jennifer B
    No changes since last printing

    If you have this book there is no reason to purchase an updated printing. Nothing new and very basic information.