Cardiac Care and Management

The Cardiovascular Care and Management Program at Suburban Home Health Care includes a full assessment of all body systems with a primary emphasis on a patients cardiovascular system. Our skilled nurses affiliated with this program employ specific Suburban Home Health Care Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Hypertension (HTN) clinical guideline protocols. The primary goal of our Cardiac Care program is to foster the independence of a client and eventually allow for the client to independently manage their cardiovascular status.

Examples of Cardiovascular  processes we manage, include but are not limited to:

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  • HTN
  • Dysrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Heart Failure
  • Post surgical aftercare
  • Angina
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

We offer interventions/teaching in the following areas:

  • Cardiovascular medication management
  • Adverse effects assessment to medication therapy
  • Warning signs
  • Behavioral coaching in
    1. Diet modification
    2. Alcohol cessation
    3. Smoking cessation
  • Parameters for:Healthy-Heart
    1. Blood pressure ranges
    2. Fluid intake
    3. Weight
    4. Shortness of breath
    5. Coumadin management