By the end of their 6-month CR program, patients will be able to:
Take charge of their medical condition and respond appropriately to changes in their health status;
Maintain an exercise program to improve their health and well-being;
Identify and develop strategies to improve their risk factors for heart disease;
Incorporate healthy food choices and practices to manage their health and well-being; and,
Identify and develop strategies to manage their psychosocial risks for heart disease and improve their well-being.
Table 4: Educational curriculum’s 5 program learning outcomes. CR indicates Cardiac Rehabilitation.