UnityPoint Health - Sioux City Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader
UnityPoint Health – Sioux City is proud to announce the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). St. Luke’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Services was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.
St. Luke’s cardiac rehabilitation program participated in an application process that requires extensive documentation of the program’s practices. AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-review accreditation process designed to review individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by AACVPR and other professional societies. Each program is reviewed by the AACVPR Program Certification Committee and Certification is awarded by the AACVPR Board of Directors.
Cardiac rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery) recover faster and improve their quality of life. The program includes exercise, education, counseling, and support for patients and their families.
AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular because they offer the most advanced practices available. AACVPR Program Certification is valid for three years.