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Introduction to Cardiac Rehabilitation CARD 3280

Cardiology/Cardiovascular Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course provides an overview of cardiac rehabilitation, emphasizing the concept of cardiac illness as a chronic disease. The goal is to equip students with the foundational knowledge and tools required to go on to a specialty study in the area of cardiac rehabilitation and become an integral member of the cardiac team. Emphasis is on risk factor management and especially moderate exercise as major components in the treatment of cardiac illness. Discussion will include issues related to teaching patients safe and effective cardiac rehabilitation, program standards and case studies. .

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$682.54

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of CARD 3280 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 41218

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41218
  • Domestic fees $682.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Sandra Gilmour

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$682.54

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This online Learning Hub course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits (Max 3 courses). Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low. Offered in Fall and Winter only.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of CARD 3280 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 27390

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 27390
  • Domestic fees $682.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Sandra Gilmour

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$682.54

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This online Learning Hub (D2L) course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits. Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the principles and theory supporting cardiac rehabilitation.
  • Identify evaluation techniques and tools used to risk-stratify patients for cardiac rehabilitation
  • Describe methods of Risk Factor Modification especially as it relates to the principles of exercise for patients with cardiac disease who may also possess other co-morbidities.
  • Identify possible effects that common cardiac medications have on exercising patients.
  • Apply the educational knowledge to examples of 'real life' in a Case History situation assignment.
  • Choose the correct teaching/care strategy to maximize risk factor modification for a client as a member of a Cardiac Rehabilitation Team.
  • Find and assess online sources of Cardiac Rehab information for their validity and potential benefit or detriment to a patient

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Introduction to Cardiac Rehabilitation (CARD 3280) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Cardiology Technology
    Diploma Part-time

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