BACPR Cardiac Specialist Exercise Instructor Training
This is the leading Cardiac exercise specialist instructor course, considered as the gold standard training by cardiac rehabilitation clinical professionals across the UK and has a close link to the BHF.
The course provides specialist training for exercise professionals who want to prescribe and deliver exercise programmes as part of the overall long-term management of individuals with cardiovascular disease.
Long Term management (Phase IV) is the maintenance of physical activity and lifestyle change following the early cardiac rehabilitation recovery phase delivered by health professionals. This well-respected training course is has been delivered for the last 20 years across the UK by specialist and experienced tutors in the field of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation. The course prides itself on the strong links it has developed between exercise and clinical professionals within the field of cardiac rehabilitation enabling a high standard of care to be provided for the individual with heart disease.
British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) has delivered the UK leading cardiac exercise instructor training course for over 25 years. We have close links to British Heart Foundation and to the UK Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation Programmes along with recognition from CIMSPA and REPS Ireland. The training is delivered by leading specialists in the field of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation and is well respected in both the exercise industry and with clinicians working in cardiology – it explores the pathway individuals who have had an acute cardiac event follow from early rehab to community long term exercise sessions.
The training course is currently delivered remotely online with interactive tutor-led sessions.
The sessions cover :
This includes a written online multi choice question exam, a case study viva and a compulsory clinical questions viva.
Students are also asked to make contact with their local Cardiac Rehabilitation programme prior to the assessment day and conduct an interview with one of the cardiac rehab team.
Course 1 – September 14th,15th,16th,28th,29th,30th + October 20th + November 25th 2023 (9am-5pm)
Course 2 – October 13th,14th,15th,28th,29th + November 11th + December 1st 2023 + January 27th 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 3 – November 6th,10th,11th,25th + December 1st,15th 2023 + February 3rd 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 4 – March 4th,8th,9th,22nd,23rd + April 5th,26th + June 1st 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 5 – March 22nd,23rd,24th + April 6th,7th,20th +May 17th + June 15th 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 6 – April 8th,12th,13th,26th,27th + May 11th,31st + July 6th 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 7 – May 13th,17th,18th,31st + June 1st,7th,28th + August 3rd 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 8 – June 6th,7th,8th,20th,21st,22nd + July 12th + August 17th 2024 (9am-5pm)
Course 9 – July 8th,11th,12th,25th,26th + August 9th,30th + September 28th 2024 (9am-5pm)