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
CACPR Advanced Training Modules: https://cacpr.ca/modules
Master’s of Fitness Science at York University’s School of Kinesiology and
Health Science: Practica are available in the cardiac rehabilitation setting: http://kahs.gradstudies.yorku.ca/mfsc/
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 recognized BACPR
Specialist Level 4 Exercise Instructor qualification.
AACVPR Learning Centre: https://www.aacvpr.org/Learn
AACVPR Professional Certification: https://www.aacvpr.org/Certified-Cardiac-Rehabilitation-Professional
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.
WORLDWIDE (courses delivered online so students can be based anywhere in the world)
MSc Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: delivered in partnership with the National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health and the National University of Ireland, this course equips students with the knowledge and skills required to make meaningful contributions to cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation practice. The course is delivered fully online by incorporating scheduled remote tutorials and workshops coupled with directed study. This enables students to simultaneously maintain professional roles in clinical practice or manage other commitments whilst completing their studies. Opportunities to engage in a number of face-to-face and online activities are also offered enabling students not currently working in clinical practice to immerse in practical application. Students from a variety of backgrounds from all over the world interact with international leaders and clinical specialists from medicine, nursing, nutrition, exercise, behavioural medicine and public health. The course addresses the latest evidence-base, implementation of best-practice guidelines and healthcare policy, behavioural change strategies, lifestyle approaches to risk factor modification, psychosocial health and medical management of risk factors including hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes mellitus, obesity and smoking. Click here to find out more.
Postgraduate Certificate in Cardiac Rehabilitation: delivered in partnership with the National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health and the National University of Ireland, the course equips students with the knowledge and skills required to make meaningful contributions to cardiac rehabilitation practice. Delivered online using scheduled remote tutorials and workshops coupled with directed study, enabling students to simultaneously maintain professional roles in clinical practice or manage other commitments whilst completing their studies. The Postgraduate Certificate in Cardiac Rehabilitation involves students participating in a 30 ECTS module that runs from the first week of January to end of May each year. It offers an exceptional opportunity for students to interact with leading experts as well as engage in cutting-edge research and further opportunities in cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation. Click here to find out more.
About the association
The International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) was created in 2010 to bring together associations dedicated to the promotion of cardiovascular disease prevention and cardiac rehabilitation globally. Named Board member from each associations serve on our Council, which meets quarterly. ICCPR is an Associate International Member of the World Heart Federation.
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