Hospital Holds Cardiopulmonary Rehab Graduation

Seated left to right: Polly Roberts, Polly McMinn, Barbara Mattison, Weba Williams, Wanda Moore, Pat Farmer, Brenda Anderson and Susan Gorman. Middle row left to right: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehab staff, Kim Bennett, RN and Kay Cox, RN, Larry Whiten, Roger Andrews, Max Thomas, Fred Watson, Frank Edmonds, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehab Director, Amanda Hicks, RN. Back row left to right: Dan Angel, Ricky McCurley, Dan Fulbright, Clayborn Simmons, Ed Williams, Davis Bulluck, Ray Hopper, Bill Jarrett, Gil Batton and Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehab Physician Director, Dr. Mark Hancock.

The Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation department at Stephens County Hospital honored its most recent graduating class at a dinner on October 18th.

The graduates were recognized for their hard work in completing the medically supervised six to twelve week exercise program.

Diplomas were distributed and the group heard testimonials from other participants.

The Cardiovascular Rehabilitation program is customized to meet the needs of people who have experienced a cardiac event such as a heart attack, heart bypass, stint placement, heart valve repair/replacement, angina and heart or heart/lung transplant, while the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program targets individuals with COPD.