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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Case Study and Implications for Cardiac Rehabilitation
Presenter: Mark Patterson, MEd, ACSM-RCEP
Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Time: 3 to 4 pm EST (12 to 1 pm PST)
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This presentation will present an overview of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), follow along with a young female personal trainer from diagnosis to “graduation” from a home based cardiac rehabilitation program, then cover some of the unique challenges of working with this population.
- The attendee will understand how SCAD differs from myocardial infarction due to coronary artery disease.
- The attendee will understand the general etiology and risk factors associated with SCAD
- The attendee will understand treatment options for those diagnosed with SCAD
- The attendee will understand approaches to exercise testing and prescription for those diagnosed with SCAD
About the Presenter:
Mark graduated with his master's degree from the University of Virginia. He has worked as a clinical exercise physiologist at Kaiser Permanente in Denver since 2002, where he was their first masters-prepared clinical exercise physiologist in the stress test and cardiovascular rehabilitation departments. He established a new service line for the rehabilitation of cardiovascular and vascular surgery patients. This pilot program was designed for one-on-one consultation, assessment and follow-up on these patients to better suit the needs of patients who cannot attend or afford the more traditional rehabilitation programs. This turned into a one-of-a-kind program within Kaiser Permanente nationwide and the PAD Rehabilitation Program is rare in today’s healthcare systems. This program has proved to be a success over the past 11+ years. He also lead a team to implement an exercise vital sign into the region’s electronic medical record, helped to launch cardio-pulmonary exercise testing services, and is currently working on a new virtual/remote cardiovascular rehabilitation program.
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