Subject: Register now for tomorrow’s cardiac rehab webinar

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Last Chance to Register! | Home-Based Cardiac Rehab: Designing an Effective Approach | Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 10–11 AM PST | Includes 1 Complimentary CE Credit | Sponsored by Right at Home
Home‑based cardiac rehab is emerging as an effective alternative to hospital‑based cardiac rehabilitation, with observed improvements in access, participation and outcomes. The design and implementation of a successful home‑based cardiac rehab program requires the involvement of and execution by numerous members of the care team including doctors, nurses, exercise physiologists or physical therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, psychologists, social workers, case managers and home care professionals.

This webinar will provide an overview of home-based cardiac rehab programs and give the multidisciplinary care team ideas for designing and implementing a home-based cardiac rehab program.

Learning Objectives
Participants in this web seminar will be able to:
  1. Explain the recent literature supporting the case for home‑based cardiac rehab.
  2. Identify and discuss three clinical cases appropriate for home‑based cardiac rehab.
  3. Describe the approaches and tools necessary for effective implementation of home‑based cardiac rehab.
  4. Differentiate the unique roles of the members of the care team in executing home‑based cardiac rehab.
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Registration will take place on the American Society on Aging website.


About Our Speakers
Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND, is a nutrition consultant specializing in cancer prevention and cardiometabolic health. She is a national expert who is called upon by numerous health professional organizations to translate and present evidence related to the intersection of heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

David Schopfer, MD, is a cardiologist and health services researcher at the San Francisco VA Healthcare System whose long‑term goal is to develop, implement, and disseminate cost‑effective strategies to improve delivery of high‑quality cardiovascular care. In particular, he recognizes the importance of physical activity as a mechanism to reduce morbidity and mortality for patients with both ischemic heart disease and heart failure. His current work is focused on the utilization of cardiac rehabilitation services, which is inadequate at this time, and determining how to increase access to and participation in cardiac rehabilitation utilizing new methods of delivery including telemedicine and mobile technologies.
Sponsored by Right at Home

Accreditation Statement
This webinar is approved for social work continuing education credits by the American Society on Aging (ASA). Full information on ASA's accreditation can be found here.