The leading level 4 cardiac course for exercise professionals recognised by REPs and PD Approval. This course is considered as the gold standard training by cardiac rehabilitation clinical professionals across the UK and has a close link to the BHF
The BACPR Exercise Instructor qualification is a 5 day training programme which 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 14 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.
WHY ENROL AND GAIN THIS QUALIFICATION WITH BACPR
· To enable you to safely prescribe and deliver an exercise programme for individuals with cardiovascular disease · To enhance your knowledge in the field of cardiovascular disease to use in your existing work whether working in a gym setting, personal training or supervising group exercise classes. · To gain the gold standard Level 4 Cardiac course for exercise professional, recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and PD Approval.
COURSE CONTENT The training course is delivered over 5 days and includes a 2 hour practical session. There are also 4 visits to a local Cardiac Rehabilitation programme required prior to the assessment day. Comprehensive syllabus supported by a course manual and DVD which includes:-
Cardiac rehabilitation – the background
The heart and cardiovascular system
Pathology and presentation
Investigation and diagnosis
Medical / surgical treatments
Acute and chronic responses
Benefit for cardiac patients
The rehabilitation process
Exercise considerations for special populations
Exercise programming & prescription
Changing behaviour & motivational interviewing
Problem scenarios & emergency procedures
Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment
to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to assess a client’s posture and movement capacity, identify joint dysfunctions and movement restrictions, and plan and implement an effective corrective exercise strategy.
This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to deal with the performance of other staff, the well-being and safety of customers, as well as the day-to-day operation of a sport and recreation facility.
By the end of the course participants will be able to understand the concept of Self-Myofascial Release and the role of fascia within the body and reasons why it becomes tight and understanding the concept of trigger points.