The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at United Regional is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is an 18-week program dedicated to helping patients with chronic lung disease improve the quality of their life.
This is accomplished through education regarding:
- breathing training
- smoking cessation
- stress management
- environmental irritants
- respiratory disease process
- pulmonary medications
- work simplification
- oxygen use
The program also includes an exercise component that helps patients increase endurance for participating in everyday living activities.
A physician referral is needed for participation in this program. Visit the Physician Directory to find a physician or dial the United Regional Call-a-Nurse line at (940) 764-8570 or (800) 982-9799.