ON THE ROAD AGAIN...AS A TRAVELING CARDIOPULMONARY REHAB SPECIALIST.
As a cardiopulmonary rehab specialist, you’re working with individuals and families who need support and education after a cardiopulmonary incident or condition. You are well versed and educated in your understanding of the lungs and heart, and how to keep them healthy. The real question here? Is your heart leading you down an adventure on the road? As a traveling cardiopulmonary rehab specialist, you are fully engaged in a job you love, meeting new people, exploring amazing cities, and because you're in high demand, are earning a tremendous salary!
SO, TELL ME ABOUT LIFE AS A TRAVELING CARDIOPULMONARY SPECIALIST.
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists work with patients who have been diagnosed with cardiopulmonary conditions, like asthma, emphysema, angina, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary artery disease, and conditions related to heart attack. Cardiopulmonary rehab specialists help patients understand their conditions and manage their health through lifestyle changes and treatments that help them live their fullest, healthiest lives. As a traveling cardiopulmonary rehab specialist, you:
Explain the condition and medical regimen to patients and assist them with safely resuming normal activities when they’re able
Identify risk factors for each patient that could be contributing to their health problems.
Suggest interventions, medical treatments and lifestyle changes, to help reduce risks
Educate and support the patient in making key changes, such as eating healthier foods, quitting smoking and increasing physical activity
Design and monitor a custom healthy living and exercise program
Keep patient motivated with ongoing information and support for their healthy lifestyle
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Respiratory Care Practitioner
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)