Cardiac rehabilitation is conducted in three phases:
Phase I: Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
Patients who are still in the hospital following a cardiac event or procedure will be seen by our cardiac rehabilitation staff. During evaluation, patients will learn about heart disease, including:
Follow-up planning is provided for transition to outpatient care and Phase II: Early Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Phase II: Early Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
Phase II typically starts two weeks after a cardiac event or procedure and covers:
Experienced cardiac nurses provide heart monitoring and personalized supervision during exercise in our outpatient facility.
Phase III: Maintenance and Prevention
Beginning two to three months following a cardiac event or procedure, patients have the option of a low-cost, safe alternative to traditional gyms to help with recovery. Rehabilitation staff manages member compliance with lifestyle changes during regularly scheduled follow-up appointments and continued education.
All phases of Cardiac Rehabilitation require a physician's order. Ask your cardiologist or family physician for a referral, or call:
Saint Joseph Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
Saint Joseph Office Park
1401 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A-480
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 313-4793 phone
(859) 313-3180 fax