Pulmonary Health, Rehabilitation & Exercise Testing Manual


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3rd Edition
By Jody Heggestad Hereford, BSN, MS, FAACVPR and Jane S. Knipper, RN, MA, FAACVPR

A policy and procedure guideline manual with expanded information on consideration for special populations, Individualized Treatment Plans, competency evaluation and reimbursement. Policy and procedures adaptable to inpatient and outpatient phases of a new or already existing pulmonary rehab program. Also, includes patient selection and referral, emergency and safety protocols, exercise prescription guidelines, documentation and much more.


  • Updated reimbursement policies correlating to the new CMS rules for coverage and payment of pulmonary rehabilitation.

  • Brand new and extensive Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP) policies and forms correlating to the new CMS rules.

  • Updated physician referral and supervision forms and policies.

  • New safety and emergency policies including standing orders for chest pain, dyspnea, bronchospasm, hemoptysis, hypo/hyper-glycemia, etc.

  • New competency checklists to meet accreditation requirements including, medications, nutrition, exercise physiology, glucometer, etc.

  • Updated section related to considerations for special populations including asthma, pulmonary hypertension, restrictive diseases, obesity related disorders, etc.

  • Many new forms and policies to streamline and update your program to meet guidelines, standards, rules and certification requirements.

  • Comprehensive MET table estimations for the treadmill, bicycle ergometer and NuStep recumbent stepper.

548 pages


Hours: 0.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Course Code: AM-PHRETM
Hours: 0
Type: Online Course
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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