Healthy Heart for a Healthy Life
Price 49.95
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By: Tina Schmidt-McNulty MS, RCEP, RN
ISBN# 978-1-935746-52-2
Course Description:
Heart disease and its complications is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. Exercise plays an important role in prevention and treatment of heart disease. This course explores risk reduction, prevention, and management of heart disease through lifestyle changes and exercise. Learn how to safely and effectively lead your clients to a healthier heart and a healthier life.

Education Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    0.3Action Personal Trainer Certification
    3.0AEA Arthritis Foundation
    3.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    3.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    0.3American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
    3.0Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.3Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    3.0International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    0.3National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
    1.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    0.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    3.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    3.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    3.0World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Recognize basic structures in the anatomy of the heart.
  2. Describe coronary heart disease and identify common diseases of the heart.
  3. Discuss the parameters for 8 primary risk factors, basic risk factor analysis, and 4 additional factors affecting the development of heart disease.
  4. Describe the basic progression of heart disease.
  5. Discuss the nature of symptoms for heart disease and the symptoms of heart attacks for women and men.
  6. Identify 7 medical tests typically used in the diagnosis of heart disease.
  7. Discuss 6 complications of heart disease.
  8. Describe general treatment and 4 commonly used medications for treatment of heart disease.
  9. Discuss the cardiac rehabilitation process and identify the 4 phases of cardiac rehabilitation.
  10. Discuss the 4 parameters of exercise programming for clients with heart disease and 5 parameters for exercise recommendations for prevention of heart disease.
  11. Identify 9 recommendations for prevention of heart disease.
System Requirements to View This Course
This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer