About the Joel Opatut Cardiopulmonary Program
The Joel Opatut Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Monmouth Medical
Center is designed for individuals recovering from heart and lung disease,
and is the first program in Monmouth County to be certified for both cardiac
and pulmonary rehabilitation by the American Association of Cardiovascular
and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
A national, multidisciplinary association, the AACVPR is dedicated to the
improvement of clinical practice, promotion of scientific inquiry and
advancement of education for the benefit of cardiovascular and pulmonary
rehabilitation professionals and the patients they serve. Certification
recognizes that programs reviewed by the national AACVPR board meet the
highest standards of care, including a therapeutic plan, intervention
and evaluation, certification of staff, preparedness for medical emergencies
and physician involvement.
The Joel Opatut Cardiopulmonary Center is located in the Maysie Stroock
Pavilion at Monmouth Medical Center and features state-of-the-art fitness
equipment, including treadmills, arm ergometers, rowing machines and stationary bicycles.
Click here to download our Cardiopulmonary Program brochure. (PDF)