Medical Director Responsibilities for Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation

Updated:Feb 20,2013

Medical Director Responsibilities for Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation/Secondary Prevention Programs: 2012 Update

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  • Joint statement by the American Heart Association and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • New core competencies are listed for cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention (CR/SP) medical directors.
  • Updates on the responsibilities of CR/SP medical directors, in view of changes in federal legislation and regulations.
  • A discussion of ways for facilitating individualized patient-centered care; policies for individualized treatment plans and the role of the CR/SP medical director in professional education.

    Read the full article in Circulation

    Circulation. Circulation. 2012, published online before print October 22, 2012, 10.1161/ CIR.0b013e318277728c.

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