Heart Failure Training

The Lungs in Action Heart Failure training is an educational module designed to increase knowledge and awareness for those playing a role within exercising people with Heart Failure, or are a part of a broader multi-disciplinary team that provide these services.

Designed as an entry level training tool, this fully online program comprises of voice over, slides with pictures, a downloadable training manual and videos to provide a classroom “feel”.  Developed in consultation with a clinical advisory committee specialising in the field of Heart Failure, this module has been taken from the larger training package known as Lungs in Action

At completion of this 2 hour training learners you will be able to; distinguish the key components of exercise programming for those with Heart Failure; identify the safety precautions for exercising a person with Heart Failure and be able to recognise the limitations for exercising people with Heart Failure.

The training includes topics focusing on:

  • Causes of Heart Failure
  • Symptoms of Heart Failure
  • Classifications of Heart Failure
  • Diagnosis of Heart Failure
  • Limitations to Exercise
  • Management of Heart Failure
  • Medications
  • Procedures (Pacemakers, ICD, Angioplasty, Stenting, Bypass)
  • Benefits of Exercise and Heart Failure
  • Safety Precautions when exercising
  • Heart Failure Rehabilitation
  • Programming for Heart Failure

If you are interested in completing a larger training option that comprises of this heart failure module in addition to an extensive respiratory module the Lungs in Action Online Theory option is for you. Further information on this training can be found by clicking  here.

Online Training Order Form - 2016


Click here to enter the training portal (Registered users only)


For more information on this training, or Lungs in Action please contact the program manager at:lungsinaction@lungfoundation.com.au

Visit www.lungsinaction.com.au  to find out more about Lungs in Action.



The COPD National Program receives unrestricted sponsorship towards the development of training and resources from the following companies:

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