Online lecture and case-based training • 4 hours • English
Exercise training and physical activity have been shown to be clinically effective and medically safe interventions in the primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease and heart failure.
This online REVAL Academy lecture will provide participants with
This online lecture is relevant for clinicians (including but not limited to physicians, physiotherapists, exercise specialists and nurses) who are involved with exercise prescription for patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure.
Different exercise prescriptions will lead to different clinical benefits and outcomes.
This course will give a proper foundation of why and how exercise should be prescribed, in particular when different combinations of cardiovascular risk factors, prescribed medications, and differences in exercise capacity/physiology are present.
The patient case studies provide an opportunity to practice the newly acquired knowledge and skills.
Following the online lecture, you will get temporary access to the EXPERT Training tool, which allows you to continue with online training on how to prescribe exercise to many different patient cases.
After participating in the online lecture, you will:
The online lecture and case based training will take place on Thursday, September 14, 2023 from 1 - 5:30 pm CET.
Clinical benefits of exercise training and physical in coronary artery disease and heart failure – what is the evidence?
General exercise recommendations for exercise prescription in coronary artery disease and heart failure – what do the guidelines say?
How to tailor exercise based on the patient’s phenotype, medication intake and exercise capacity/physiology?
Patient case study
Introduction of the EXPERT Training Tool
Dominique Hansen is a Full Professor of Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology in Cardiometabolic Diseases at Hasselt University, Chair of the Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), Board member of the EAPC, and (co-)authored >150 peer-reviewed papers of which several European position statements and guidelines.
You may check Dominique Hansen's research work by clicking here and here.
The registration fee is € 75 (excluding 21% VAT).
UHasselt bachelor and master students and UHasselt internship mentors pay a registration fee of € 50 (excluding VAT).
The registration fee includes access to the online lecture and temporary access to the EXPERT Training tool.
8 accreditation points will be granted by Pro-Q-Kine for attending physiotherapists active in Flanders, Belgium.
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