The 2nd National Conference on Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation conducted by Cardiac Wellness Institute on 13 & 14 July 2019 was a grand success. The pre-conference workshop held on 13 July 2019 and the conference on 14 July 2019 were well attended by delegates from all over India.
Faculty members and Facilitators hailed from various Medical Colleges, Hospitals and Universities across India and USA and shared their knowledge and experience with the young and dynamic participants. There were more than 100 delegates from various departments like Medicine, Cardiology, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Social Work, Cardiac Technology and Nutrition & Dietetics.
The feedback from the delegates was uniformly good and the interactions among the faculty and the participants was of a high caliber. The take home message of the 2-day event was that cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary service that if provided in a scientific manner has tremendous benefits for those individuals affected by heart and lung diseases as well as their family members. It is important for doctors and allied health professionals to refer patients for these services in order to prevent future complications and aid in disease reversal.