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Physical Activity and Exercise in Heart Failure
Skills Active approved - 4 REPS CPD Points
This 1 day course aims to increase the awareness of the impact of physical activity and exercise in the heart failure patient group through developing an understanding of the relationship between risk assessment, baseline functional assessment and subsequent exercise prescription. Physiological mechanisms relating to heart failure will be explored and principles in exercise prescription applied to enable adaptations in respect to co-morbidity and cardio-assistive devices, using an evidence-based approach.
It will involve both lectures and interactive case studies. Knowledge gained will enable safe and effective practice which can be implemented in future service delivery.
It is not however a specialist qualification to lead, prescribe or deliver the exercise component of cardiac rehabilitation
Health professionals and BACPR exercise instructors advising on or delivering physical activity and exercise in primary /secondary care
‘Absolutely brilliant, a fantastic and very well presented course, a huge amount learnt’
‘Excellent balance between theory and practice with take home messages that can be applied to practice’
‘Very interesting to get an applied perspective from experts in the field, a fantastic course I enjoyed every minute’