COURT HOUSE – Cape Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the recertification of its Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
“The goal of the cardiopulmonary team is to achieve and maintain the individual’s maximum level of independence and functioning in the community by reducing the effects of cardiac illness and pulmonary disease,” stated Kim Elliott, BSN, Senior Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Nurse. “Certified AACVPR programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. We are excited to offer this exceptional program to our patients and the community we serve.”
Cape Regional Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program received its initial certification in 2000 and recertifies every three years with the AACVPR. Questions and inquiries are welcomed; to contact the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Cape Regional Medical Center, please call 609-463-2348.
About the AACVPR:
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the mission of reducing morbidity, mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education, prevention, rehabilitation research and disease management. Central to the core mission is improvement in the quality of life for patients and their families.
Cape Regional Medical Center is an affiliate of Penn Medicine for Cancer Care and Cardiac Care. It is accredited by and received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission who also awarded it Disease Specific Care Certification in Wound Care and Inpatient Diabetes Care. The 242-bed Medical Center is located in the heart of Cape May County. For additional information on the Medical Center and its programs, please login to our web site at www.caperegional.com or contact Sue Staeger, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator at 609-463-2059.