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Estimated Length: 1 hour(s) and 45 minute(s)


During this webinar, learn which diseases/diagnosis are included in cardiac rehab, what services beyond supervised exercise are incorporated, and what options are available for those patients who are unable to attend an outpatient program. This course is approrpriate for Nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, & leaders. There are 1.75 CEs for Nursing (ANCC) and 1.0 CCUs for Physical Therapy (Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy - FSBPT) from 02/27/18 - 02/27/20.

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Audience:  Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Social Worker, and Leadership


  • Watch 90 minute webinar
  • Complete several reflective questions and the evaluation

Expert Panelists: 

  • Janet Wright, MD, FACC
    CDC/CMS; Executive Director, Million Hearts
  • Kate Traynor, RN, MS, FAACVPR
    Massachusetts General Hospital; Director Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center/AGH Institute for Heart, Vascular, Stroke Care
  • Bud Langham, PT, MBA
    Encompass Home health and Hospice; Chief Clinical Officer

This educational course has no conflicts of interest from the planners, presenters, faculty, authors, and content reviewers.


Aedes PA, Keteyian SJ, Wright JS, Hamm LF, Lui K, Newlin K, Shepard DS, Thomas RJ. Increasing Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation From 20% to 70%: A Road Map From the Million Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Collaborative [PDF-595K]. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Feb;92(2):234-242.

Ades PA. Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. N Engl J Med. 2001;345:892-902

Hammill BG, Curtis LH, Schulman KA, Whellan DJ. Relationship between cardiac rehabilitation and long-term risks of death and myocardial infarction among elderly Medicare beneficiaries. Circulation. 2010 Jan 5;121(1):63-70.

Pasquali SK, Alexander KP, Coombs LP, et al. Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on functional outcomes after coronary revascularization. Am Heart J. 2003;145:445-451.

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After taking the course the learner will be able to:

  • Describe two of the Million Hearts 2022® cardiac rehabilitation priorities
  • Explain three benefits and potential barriers of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation.
  • Discuss two alternate practices in the home health setting when outpatient cardiac rehabilitation is not possible. 
  • List three methods to improve home health patients’ cardiac rehabilitation participation.


  1. Cardiac Rehab Roundtable (Online Lesson)


  1. Cardiac Rehab Roundtable
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