Other Cardiovascular Conditions
Learn what angina is, what causes it, and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of this serious condition.
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Learn the common tests which your healthcare provider might use in order to diagnose coronary artery disease.
Find out what risk factors contribute to coronary artery disease, and what you can do to manage or change yours.
Watch how coronary artery disease develops, leading to potential artery blockage and myocardial infarction, or heart attack.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
Watch this to learn the most common symptoms of a heart attack for both men and women so you can quickly get help.
Learn the importance of taking immediate action if you or someone else is showing the symptoms of a heart attack.
Know the common emergency tests and treatments conducted on patients arriving to the hospital with heart attack symptoms.
Find out how statin medications help you to treat your heart disease and lessen your risk of having another heart attack.
Find out which food choices are the best for heart health, and why making just a few changes in what and how much you eat can help you heal.
No one wants to have to go back to the hospital after discharge. "Avoiding Hospital Readmissions: Heart Attack" explains the patient's role in preventing unnecessary hospital readmissions. This program includes critical information on how to better understand discharge instructions and continued recovery at home. Patients can review a discharge checklist that explains what they need to know before they go home.
Having a heart attack can be a major event. In addition to recommending lifestyle changes, doctors often add many new medications in order to help people live longer with less symptoms, and to decrease the chances that they'll have another heart attack. It is important to manage these medications and communicate openly with your doctor about any questions or concerns you have.
If you've had a heart attack, you need to take special care of your body and mind. Know what to expect when you return home, including what activities are OK to do; how to deal with depression; how to take care of your heart with food, exercise, and medicine; and when to call the doctor.
Being discharged from the hospital after having a heart attack is a great step in your recovery. This program will help you to understand what the next steps are and by following your discharge instructions you are doing all you can to help heal.
VTE & DVT Prevention
See how your healthcare team will work with you to reduce your chances of developing deep vein thrombosis in the hospital.
Learn the lifestyle changes and daily activities that will help reduce your risk of developing deep vein thrombosis.