Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
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NCN has a comprehensive Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Program Goals:

  • ● Slow the decline of lung function
  • ● Decrease exacerbations
  • ● Improve the Quality of Life
  • ● Reduce symptoms of dyspnea, fatigue
  • ● Improve daily lung function
  • ● Understand and manage your disease
  • ● Reduce the need of ER visits and rehospitalization
  • ● Increase the ability to perform activities of daily living

Program Objectives:

  • ● Learn key concepts for disease selfmanagement
  • ● Individualized lung disease education for resident and caregiver
  • ● Rescue and medication maintenance
  • ● Oxygen usage and tips
  • ● Breathing exercises/retraining

Our Collaborative Approach:

  • ● Focus on early interventions & treat proactively
  • ● Work with all disciplines:
  • ● Social work – discharge planning and arrangement of home care needs
  • ● Nutrition Management
  • ● Nursing
  • ● PT and OT – Physical Training
  • ● Psychology – Screen for depression/anxiety
  • ● Schedule follow-up appointment for post discharge

National Average Readmission Rate?

21% of COPD Patients Are Readmitted within 30 days
17% of Pneumonia Patients Are Re-admitted within 30 days

What is your readmission rate? Would you like to see your rate reduced significantly?

Value Based Purchasing Services Are Here – All patients with primary or secondary pulmonary disease can come to our center to receive:

  • ● Lower Cost Site of Service
  • ● Specialized Care, Monitoring, and Education by Respiratory Therapists, Competency Trained Nurses, and Rehabilitation Therapists
  • ● Tracheostomy Care
  • ● Chest Physical Therapy (CPT) with Percussor
  • ● Cpap, Bipap, AutoPAP, ASV Therapy
  • ● Cough Assist
  • ● Specialized Rehabilitation

How We Can Reduce Your Readmissions.

  • ● Complete Respiratory Assessment and Care Plan created by our collaborative team including licensed respiratory therapist
  • ● Weekly pulmonary team rounds led by our facility pulmonologist
  • ● Supplemental exercise program designed for pulmonary patients
  • ● In-house NPS (Nurse Practitioner Services)
  • ● Patient disease and medication education
  • ● Tracheostomy care, weaning and decanulations
  • ● Coordination of post discharge visit to Pulmonologist, DME & HHA company Transition, and post discharge calls to the patient

Why Would You Send Your Pulmonary Patients Anywhere Else? We provide the Gold Standard for Patients with:

  • ● COPD
  • ● Pneumonia
  • ● Trachs
  • ● Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • ● Asthma
  • ● Chronic Bronchitis
  • ● Emphysema
  • ● Restrictive Lung Disease