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Programs & Services


Cardiac Nurse Educator

Offers teaching and supports for patients and families to understand how best to lead an active and healthy lifestyle through focusing on diet, supervised exercise sessions, and other cardiovascular risk reduction activities.

Provides teaching and follow-up to people with a history of heart problems, including:

  • a myocardial infarction (MI)
  • acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  • coronary artery disease (CAD)
  • arrhythmias
  • heart failure

Also provides teaching and follow-up to people waiting for an angiogram/angioplasty, pacemaker, cardiac bypass, or valve surgery.

Information and counselling is also available for how to stop smoking, how to manage high blood pressure (hypertension), and about high lipids and other risk factors.

Teaching is available if you are admitted to the hospital or as an outpatient. There are one-on-one counselling and follow-up sessions, small group classes, and phone follow-up. Some tests (e.g., Holter monitoring, stress testing) may be offered at rural sites.

Contact Details

Hinton Healthcare Centre

Address
1280 Switzer Drive
Hinton, Alberta
T7V 1V2
Telephone
780-865-3333
Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)
Referral Needed

Inpatients are referred through Meditech
Outpatients may be referred by a doctor who should complete referral form and fax to appropriate site.

Service Access

You need a referral from a doctor, healthcare provider, or you can refer yourself by calling the site and asking for the chronic disease management nurse to book an appointment.

 


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