Programs

Cardiac Rehab Program/Cardio-Metabolic Program

Category:
Cardiovascular System
Organization
Vancouver Coastal Health
North Vancouver Recreation Commission

For clients diagnosed with heart condition or Myocardial Infarction. Program follows client through hospital-based instruction, group fitness classes combined with resistance training. Ongoing Evening Presentations are offered by Dr. Kevin McLeod, or exercise specialist, OT, etc. Topics are related to cardiometabolic functioning (e.g. risk factors, physiology, lifestyle and behavior change). Partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health and North Vancouver Recreation Commission.

Mandate

Reduce morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular disease through education, prevention, rehabilitation, and aggressive disease management. Emphasis on chronic disease management principles and client education to develop a self-management approach to preventative care.

Program Team:

Medical Director (Internal Medicine), Cardiac Nurse, Certified Exercise Specialist, OT, Cardiac Rehab Fitness Instructors.

Referral:
GP, Specialist
Language(s):
English
Interpreter Available:
No
Program Fee:
Yes
Contact Person
Office
Phone : 604-904-0810
Fax : 604-297-9681

Web Links

Homepage:
http://www.vancouverhearthealth.com

Locations

Cardiac Rehab Offices

2nd floor of HSBC Building
Address
Suite 200-101 West 16th Street
North Vancouver, V7M-1T3

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