Course Details

What Will I Learn?

This course will equip physical therapists with specialized knowledge and skills in addressing cardiovascular health concerns in athletes. Participants will explore the underlying anatomical and physiological systems impacted by elite training and then explore evidence-based strategies for preventing, identifying, and managing cardiovascular conditions in this population. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the cardiovascular system's response to training and detraining, recognizing risk factors. Signs, and symptoms of cardiovascular events in athletes, and implementing appropriate preventive measures. Participants will also delve into the assessment and management of rare cardiovascular events encountered in athletes, including arrhythmias, myopathies, sudden cardiac death, and inherited conditions. Case examples will be used to discuss the role of the physical therapist in treatment, training, and emergency response. 

Who Is My Instructor?

Dr. Kaelee Brockway, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS

Instructor bio is available at

Course Objectives

Coming Soon!

What if I can't attend the live session?

This course is only available for online self-study and will be available for viewing on July 24, 2024!

Are There CEUs For This Course?

This webinar is eligible for 2 CEU contact hour for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in the blue states on this webpage: If you are not licensed in one of these states, or not a PT/PTA, you may be able to apply for individual approval with your state board. Email [email protected] if you'd like more information.

Course curriculum

    1. Course Syllabus & Slides Handout

    2. Module 1: Introduction, Objectives, and Agenda

    3. Module 2: Review of Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology and Electroanatomy

    4. Module 3: Rhythm Review

    5. Module 4: Exploring Atrial Fibrillation in Athletes

    6. Module 4: Arrhythmia Leading to Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

    7. Module 5: Other Cardiovascular Conditions in Athletes

    8. Module 6: The Role of the PT in Sideline Management of Cardiovascular Conditions

    1. Special Offers & Discounts!

    2. Completion Tasks

About this course

  • $65.00
  • 2 hr CEU credit
  • Live Zoom or Online Self-Study
PT/PTA CEU credit is accepted in all the states highlighted in blue! If you are licensed in a gray state, we can provide all the information you need to submit for individual approval. MS: Approved Activity (limited CE credit).

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