Important information on COVID-19 / Renseignements importants sur la COVID-19!

HSN is now screening all patients and visitors coming to the Ramsey Lake Health Centre and our other sites.

Before coming to the hospital, please check our COVID-19 info page for ongoing updates, including visitor restrictions, closures and cancellations. This situation is changing rapidly. Please check back for updates regularly.

A reminder to all staff to self-screen prior to coming to work, and make sure you have your badge at all times in order to access the site.


The information presented on HSN Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Website is intended to help you better understand your heart and how it affects your health.

This information does not provide specific medical advice. A qualified physician is the only one who can give you a diagnosis related to your symptoms and medical advice specific to them. The website was designed to help educate.

Welcome to Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation

It is my pleasure to wecome you to our Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord, (HSN) Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Website.

The website is designed to give you and your family a comprehensive overview of the services and educational opportunities available to you and your family within our program. It is also intended to provided clients in our catchement area, who find it difficult to access our on site services, with valuable educational material and information.The program is based on a scientifically proven and medically supervised course of exercise, education and lifestyle modification aimed at providing patients with the information, motivation and support they need to adopt and maintain heart-healthy habits

Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation teaches patients and families about their disease and how to cope with its physical and psychological symptoms. Programs are available to help patients stop smoking, lower high blood pressure, cholesterol, and reduce emotional stress. Programs are also available to help spouses and family members better accept changes that an acute cardiac event brings. The program is at no cost to you provided there is a referral from your physician or nurse practitioner. Each program referral can be found here (Pulmonary Rehab referralCardiac Rehab referral, Adult Asthma Clinic referral).

Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation monitors and improves the recovery, increases fitness, and reduces the risk of further cardiac problems. These goals are accomplished through the multidisciplinary efforts of Nurses, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Kinesiologists, Psychological Associates, Dieticians, Certified Respiratory Educators, and Certified Clinical Exercise Exercise Physiologists (ACSM).

Feel free to look around our new website and we hope that it will provide you with valuable information.


Kate Blanchette

Clinical Manager Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation