Reducing the risk for future heart events

Life doesn't stop once you've been diagnosed with a major heart problem. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program helps you recover from heart conditions and helps prevent future ones, including heart attacks. You’ll learn how to exercise the right way for your heart. We'll also teach you about the short- and long-term effects of heart attacks and how heart surgeries or heart procedures can impact your health. Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will help you incorporate exercise and healthy lifestyles habit into your daily routine to promote overall health and well-being and reduce your risk for future heart events.

Why you should choose Nebraska Medicine for cardiac rehabilitation

Excellent outcomes

Participating in our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program can be a lifesaving and life-changing experience. Studies show that people who participate in a structured rehabilitation program after a heart attack do much better in making positive lifestyle changes, which subsequently reduces their risk for future heart attacks. Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed to meet your needs and help you return to the highest level of function and independence possible, while improving your overall quality of life—physically, emotionally and socially.

Team approach

A group of experts will help you map a customized course to a heart healthy lifestyle. These specialists include doctors, nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists and counselors. Our team will teach you how to eat a heart-healthy diet, reduce stress, stop smoking, lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels and incorporate exercise into your daily routine.

Personalized program

We’ll conduct a complete health assessment and provide a personalized care program to help you live an active life. Planned physical activity makes your heart stronger, improves your energy level and lifts your spirits. While you’re here, you’ll receive individual attention from our heart rehabilitation team. We strive to make our program personal, comfortable and convenient.

  • Enrolling in the outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

    How to enroll in Nebraska Medicine's Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation outpatient program. We also explain what the enrollment process looks like.

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  • Cardiac rehabilitation: In-Patient (Phase 1)

    Nebraska Medicine offers in-patient cardiac rehabilitation for patients with coronary artery disease, heart attack, post-op heart surgery and more.

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  • Cardiac rehabilitation: Outpatient (Phase 2)

    Nebraska Medicine's Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation program is designed to meet the needs of the patient's specific heart problem or heart disease.

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  • Heart and Vascular statistics and highlights

    See our regularly updated list of all the awards the cardiovascular team at Nebraska Medicine has received.

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