EXSC 475

EXSC 475: Foundations and Practices in Cardiac Rehabilitation 3.0 SH

This course provides the student with the knowledge and basic skills necessary for patient care in a cardiac rehabilitation setting. Students examine the underlying pathology of coronary disease and learn to apply concepts of exercise testing and exercise prescription to patients in this population. Substantial time is allotted to developing student competences in electrocardiographic interpretation necessary for patient monitoring during exercise. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: PEMJ 320 or departmental approval. Starting Spring 2016: PEMJ 320 and Exercise Science (ESCI) majors only and departmental approval. Special fee.