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The primary goal of the Prevention Program is to assist people with known heart and lung disease, or significant risk for heart disease in a comprehensive program of strengthening, conditioning and overall wellness.
Use of the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center: Monday - Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.*
All participants must undergo an exercise assessment before beginning the program unless they have completed Phase II Cardiac Rehab, Phase III Cardiac Rehab, or Pulmonary Rehab within the past month. Prevention Program members who let their membership lapse for more than six months, must also undergo an exercise assessment before returning to the program. The assessment includes a heart rate and blood pressure monitored exercise session, cholesterol screening, body fat analysis, risk factor assessment and
Following the first year of membership, each member will have a yearly exercise assessment at no additional cost. The assessment includes a heart rate and blood pressure monitored exercise session, cholesterol screening, body fat analysis, risk factor assessment and exercise prescription.
Blood pressure measurements are available by the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation staff upon request.
Participation in the Cardiac Rehabilitation or Pulmonary Rehabilitation Educational Sessions or other presentations for participants are open to Prevention members. See a member of the staff for a current education schedule.
Books, videotapes and cassettes on heart and lung disease and the modification of risk factors for heart disease are available to members. Please ask a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation staff member to assist you in signing out educational material.
Memberships begin January 1st and end December 31st each year. Participants beginning the program after January 31st will receive a pro-rated fee for the remainder of the year. Fees are as follows:
Former participants of Phase II, Phase III, or Pulmonary Rehab
Applicants who have not completed Phase II, Phase III or Pulmonary Rehab
Current United Hospital System Ambassador
Exercise Assessment Fee