Healthy Heart for a Healthy Life


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Education Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
  • 0.3 Action Personal Trainer Certification
  • 3.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • 3.0 American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
  • 0.3 American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
  • 3.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
  • 0.3 Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
  • 0.3 Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
  • 0.3 Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • 3.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
  • pend National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
  • 0.3 National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
  • 1.5 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
  • 0.5 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
  • 3.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
  • 3.0 Sara’s City Workout (SCW)
  • 3.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
  • 3.0 YMCA

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.
Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program.  The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.