Training Opportunities

One of the primary goals of the ICCPR is to support the establishment of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation programs around the world.  A key component to establish these programs is the presence of trained staff.

The endorsing organizations of the ICCPR, have offered the following training opportunities for suitable candidates, from any part of the world.  Please click on individual links for more information:


Australian Centre for Heart Health


Cardiac Rehab New Brunswick – online continuing education modules:

Master’s of Fitness Science at York University’s School of Kinesiology and
Health Science: Practica are available in the cardiac rehabilitation setting.


Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai: – practical training available. Write to


BACPR Education and Training coordinate a range of short CPD courses
for health and exercise professionals involved in cardiovascular
prevention and rehabilitation and the internationally recognised BACPR
Specialist Level 4 Exercise Instructor qualification.


Mayo Clinic, Minnesota

Cardiac Rehabilitation: The Mayo Clinic Model
Outpatient CR is an important part of the patient’s recovery process from heart disease. These self-study materials will provide an overview for health professionals new to CR, or those wanting to improve their existing program. These materials will provide basic recommendations for patient assessment and treatment plans, along with providing rationale for tracking outcomes based on the experience of Mayo Clinic, Rochester.–2#overview

AACVPR – Staff competencies for core component delivery – web modules

American College of Cardiology
Five free webinars on cardiac rehabilitation for physicians and fellows (create a free log-in if you are not a member of ACC)

World Heart Federation
World Heart Federation recently launched the Champion Advocates Programme which is critical to driving the worldwide cardiovascular disease (CVD) agenda and building towards the global World Health Organization goal of a 25% reduction in non-communicable diseases by 2025.