Cardiac Rehab (Phase II)
FCMC is devoted to providing high-quality cardiac care to all patients. Whether you are seen in the outpatient setting, inpatient departments, or our Emergency Department—high quality cardiac care remains a top priority.
Our Cardiac (Phase II) Rehabilitation program helps to safely strengthen your heart following a heart attack or other cardiac hospitalization—typically initiated 1-3 weeks after hospital discharge.
FCMC’s Cardiac Rehab is a medically supervised program that includes:
- Medical evaluation
- ECG monitoring
- Prescribed exercise
- Cardiac risk factor modification and education
The sessions are approximately 30-60 minutes, 2-3 days per week. This program usually lasts 12 weeks.
Cardiac Rehab uses exercise to help your heart work better through:
- Aerobic exercise
- Muscle strengthening
What can Cardiac Rehab do for me?
Cardiac Rehab is a safe and effective way to help you:
- Feel better faster and return to important activities
- Reduce stress
- Increase overall strength and endurance
- Reduce risk of future heart problems
- Incorporate regular exercise into your day
- Communicate with your provider
Cardiac Rehab can help if you have or have had:
- Chest pain
- Heart attack
- Bypass surgery
- Cardiac catheterization
- Stent placement
- Heart transplant
- Congestive heart failure
- Heart valve repair/replacement
Ready to strengthen your heart?
Talk with your provider about getting a referral or request an appointment with one of FCMC’s visiting cardiologist.
Cardiac Rehab Director: Melissa Sudol, MSN RN
Cardiac Rehab Medical Director: Byron Beasley, M.D.
Phone: (641) 257-4346
Fax: (641) 257-4310
Phase II (Outpatient) Cardiac Rehabilitation is a service provided and billed by Floyd County Medical Center. Medicare and most major medical insurance carriers will pay a portion of the cost. Each participant should contact his or her insurance company to determine coverage.