St. Mary's Offers Classes on the Prevention of Heart Disease and Early Detection
St. Mary's Heart Institute Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, located inside the Center for Advanced Medicine, offers many classes on a variety of topics that stress the importance of prevention of heart disease and early detection.
Classes are typically taught by registered nurses in the evenings from February through May and from September through November. To receive a calendar of classes offered this year, or to register, call the St. Mary's Heart Institute Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation office at (812) 485-5230.
The following is a listing of many of the classes offered:
- Adult CPR Instruction
- Women and Heart Disease
- Congestive Heart Failure: What You Should Know
- Exercise and Your Heart
- Heart Smart Label Reading
- Heart Tests: What Do They Mean?
- Taking Care of Your Back
- Living With Lung Disease
- Stroke Awareness and Prevention
- Understanding Medication for Your Heart
- Understanding Your Coumadin Medication
- Cholesterol: What Do The Numbers Mean?
- The Benefits of Exercise
- The Stress and Emotional Aspect of Heart Disease
- Understanding Your Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Stroke
- Controlling Your Angina
- Information To Help You Stop Smoking
St. Mary's Heart Institute is proud to be a sponsor and participant in a variety of community heart health awareness activities such as the American Heart Association Heart Walk, Operation Heartbeat and Operation Stroke. Many of the teams coordinated by St. Mary's include both hospital staff and former or current patients. Contact the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation office at (812) 485-5230 if you are interested in becoming involved with any of these activities.