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Courses & Events

The ACPICR strive in helping support their members with on going learning and evidenced based practice.

The ACPICR works alongside the BACPR in developing and promoting evidence based courses regarding all things within cardiovascular rehabilitation. On this page you will be able to look at the courses we offer and details of how to apply.

Use the tabs below to click in and find out courses available and dates/venues for each specific course.


Alternatively, email or log on to BACPR


Further courses with dates to be announced are:


A Practical Course in Adapting Exercise: accommodating all abilities from seated to high level activity within a group
This practical one-day course focuses on developing leadership, teaching and delivery skills to facilitate a safe, effective and well-managed programme to a functionally diverse client group.
New dates TBC

Cost £185 (£165 to BACPR members)

Principles and Applications of Resistance Training for Healthcare Professionals
This course aims to increase awareness, understanding and confidence in prescribing resistance training (RT) to patients with cardiovascular disease.
New dates TBC

Cost £185 (£165 to BACPR/ACPICR members)

Dietary Approach to Managing Cardiovascular Disease and Weight
Explores the assessment and prescription of dietary and weight management advice for the CVD group

New dates TBC

Cost £185 (£165 to BACPR members)

Health Behaviour Change and Psychosocial Support in Cardiovascular Disease
Explore ways of incorporating psychological principles within your service

New dates TBC

Cost £360 (£320 to BACPR members)

BACPR Exercise Instructor Network Study Day
Great opportunity for BACPR instructors to network and attend some practical educational sessions
New dates TBC

Cost £70 (£50 to BACPR members)

Monitoring Intensity and Assessing Functional Capacity Course
This 1 day course is aimed at all health and exercise professionals working in clinical populations to ensure effective monitoring of exercise intensity and aims to increase the knowledge and skills in implementing a number of functional capacity tests used in population groups such as cardiac and respiratory patients (e.g. Incremental Shuttle Walk Test, 6-Minute Walk Test, Chester Step Test, Cycle Ergometry) as well as practically apply the results to exercise prescription.

Cost £185 (£165 to BACPR members)

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