Please find below a position statement from the Heart Foundation and the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association about the ongoing place of telehealth in cardiac rehabilitation service delivery. You can also download a pdf version of the statement here Participating in a cardiac rehabilitation program is a critical step in a person’s recovery from…

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This webinar was held on Friday 6th November and titled ‘Adapted models of care for cardiac rehab & future directions’, presented by a range of ACRA CR researchers and clinicians from both private and public cardiac rehab practice. You will be able to learn from CR providers about adaptations made to CR models of care…

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Qld Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Group is pleased to present an online webinar to support clinicians during the COVID 19 pandemic. Learn about the current evidence on telerehabilitation in patients with cardiopulmonary conditions, different models of telerehabilitation, set up of a telerehabilitation program and the future of telerehabilitation beyond the pandemic. There will also be time for…

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A number of new videos have been added for our members. These include many from ACRA-WA including the Practitioner Online Referral Treatment Service (PORTs). PORTs is “a referral system that helps people better understand their emotional wellbeing and learn skills to help them get back to leading full and satisfying lives”. There are also a…

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ACRA is working towards providing guidance about operating in a COVID-19 safe environment over the coming months. At the moment we are asking centres to follow the recommendations of the government with COVID 19 safe plan & checks and observation to the public health rules. You might also find information from the American Association of…

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We have just created a page with all of your COVID-19 and Cardiac Rehabilitation questions from our webinar and provided some answers for our pool of clinicians and researchers. This covers topics such as telehealth logistics and practicalities, reimbursement, behaviour change, resources, alternate models of care, outcome measurement, timelines and plans for resumption of service,…

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Latest additions Guidelines and Position Statements for the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand including Optimising Secondary Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic Recommendations on how to provide cardiac rehabilitation activities during the COVID-19 pandemic from the European Society of Cardiology Blog and infographic for the ‘at-risk’ or…

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