PAM of Corpus Christi | Heart Failure Program

Provided by: Post Acute Medical Rehabilitation Hospital

Heart Failure Program Goal:

To improve patient outcomes, enhance the quality of life, and reduce readmission through physical exercise, dietary modification, and comprehensive heart failure education. 

Guidelines for Admission:

  • Systolic or Diastolic Heart Failure
  • Recent CABG or Heart Valve Surgery
  • Presence of LifeVest or Defibrillator

Heart Failure Program:

The PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Corpus Christi Heart Failure Program is an innovative and comprehensive program designed to improve functional capacity and quality of life through a customized exercise program, intensive monitoring including telemetry, and patient education in a structured setting. A transitional program between Phase I inpatient cardiac rehabilitation and Phasee II outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. 

Outcome Measures:

  • Improvement in the 3-6 minute walk test
  • Overall patient satisfaction
  • Functional change in distance walked
  • Daily weight monitoring

Treatment Team:

  • Cardiologist
  • Internist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Physician Specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Medical Case Managers
  • Clinical Dietitians 
  • Pharmacists

PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Corpus Christi strived to provide quality rehabilitative services to assist our patients who have heart failure to meet their goals, maximize their functional abilities, and return to their highest level of independence.  

 

Our Philosophy

PAM Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals are a place of healing, where comfort, confidence and attentive care to patients and family members are every bit as important as medical excellence.

For more information, visit: www.postacutemedical.com or call 361.500.0700