Amy Choitz, RN, BSN, CCRP and Macy Linn, MS, CCRP recently earned certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

The Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP), exclusively for cardiac rehabilitation (CR) professionals, is the only certification aligned with the published CR competencies. The exam required for certification is based on nation-wide standards and assesses proficiency in a variety of areas including, patient assessment, nutrition management, weight management, blood pressure management, blood lipid management, diabetes management, tobacco cessation, psychosocial management, physical activity counseling and exercise training.

Choitz is the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Clinical Coordinator at Hays Medical Center and has been at HaysMed for 22 years. Linn is an Exercise Physiologist and has been with HaysMed for 3 years.