Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease

Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis, and Coronary Heart Disease

9 CECs/CEUs – See Below
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Full Lifetime Access – 24/7
✓ No Extra or Added Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts



🏆 Health 🕑 9 💻 Online

Heart disease is the nation’s number one killer. This course will introduce you to the significant effects of diet-related diseases and supply you with the knowledge to make smart food choices. You will learn about cholesterol, the causes and symptoms of high cholesterol and how health professionals diagnose the condition. Also discussed are changes that you can make to help reduce cholesterol levels.

You will then learn the causes, symptoms diagnosing, treatments and prevention of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. The knowledge you gain from this online wellness certificate course will help you to know that lifestyle modification is key to preventing heart disease and at any age, a healthy lifestyle will make your heart healthier, for a robust life.


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Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease

✓ Online Course
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Final Exam & Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Related Resource Links
✓ Supplemental External Videos, Webinars & Podcasts
✓ Course Elective Work – Great Learning

Bonus 1: Course Workbook
✓ The Course Workbook questions will guide you through each lesson, help reinforce and check your understanding of the material, and prepare you for the final exam.

Bonus 2:  Health Handouts
✓ Will position you as the expert
✓ Simple shareable information
✓ Ideal for your client sessions
✓ Help achieve health/fitness goals
✓ Visual content to enhance learning
✓ Fun for all skill levels

GMP Advantage
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ Lifetime—24/7 Access

On Completion You Will Know
• Nutrition to prevent heart disease
• How to inspire healthy behaviors
• Promoting cardiovascular wellness
• Tips for cardiovascular health
• Cardiovascular disease risk factors
• What is cholesterol
• The functions of cholesterol
• Bad foods for high cholesterol levels
• What manages cholesterol levels
• What are optimal cholesterol levels
• What foods lower cholesterol levels
• What is atherosclerosis
• What causes atherosclerosis
• How atherosclerosis is diagnosed
• What is coronary heart disease
• What is angina
• Coronary heart disease risk factors
• Diagnosing coronary heart disease

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email (or click here). The course may be pending approval.

✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—9
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—9
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—9
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—9
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—9
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—1.50
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—9
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—0.9
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—9

* If you do not see your certification company – listed above please email for a special discount to offset the petition fee.
* Military discount 10% off – please email for the coupon.
*NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association)—accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, There MAY be a petition fee.
*ITPA (The International Tennis Performance Association)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ You must pass the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.
✓ You can save your final exam if you cannot complete it in one sitting.
✓ Immediate grading and exam results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.
✓ NO fees to take the examincluded in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the examincluded in the price.

3 Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Automatic certificate generation.
3. Download your CEC/CEU Certificate.

When will I receive my Continuing Education Certificate (CECs/CEUs)?
Your CEU/CEC Certificate will be available for you to download after you pass the final exam.

How long do I have access to this course?
You will have lifetime access to this course. There are no time limits or constrictions and you are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like.

How long does it take to complete the course?
We recommend completing the course within 1 year after registration. The length of time required to complete the course depends on the individuals’ dedication and available time to study.

Health (H) Course Prerequisites
✓ Anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the Health Online Courses.
✓ No prior experience required – however we recommend having knowledge in English and arithmetic.

Customer Course Support
As part of the GMP Fitness commitment to customer service, you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at or call 888-467-3488.

Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease Testimonials

Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease
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What You’ll Discover—Course Learning Goals

• How to nourish the heart to prevent disease • Why encourage healthy behaviors and promote cardiovascular wellness • Tips for cardiovascular health • What are the risk factors for cardiovascular disease • What is cholesterol • How many functions does cholesterol have • What foods actively lower cholesterol levels • What foods are bad for cholesterol levels • What helps manage cholesterol levels • What are optimal cholesterol levels • What changes are recommended for all people with high cholesterol levels • What is atherosclerosis • What causes atherosclerosis • How atherosclerosis is diagnosed • What is coronary heart disease • What is angina • What are the risk factors coronary heart disease • How coronary heart disease is diagnosed

Course Bonus Tools, Tips and Resources

• Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease Educational Handouts (Printable PDFs) These Wellness Handouts are ideal to use during your client sessions. They will position you as the expert and help clients achieve their health and fitness goals. • Additional Wellness Related Resource Links 
  • 5

    I learned the symptoms and dangers of high cholesterol atherosclerosis and heart disease. I will follow more closely the health of my clients

  • 5

    I gained a deeper knowledge of heart disease and its treatments. I will advise my clients accordingly.

  • 5

    I gained more knowledge on heart disease. I will educate my clients accordingly.

  • 5

    Excellent course! This is beneficial information not only for fitness and medical professionals, but also the general public. I have gained a better understanding of cholesterol and the affects it has on our body as it pertains to exercise and health and well-being. This will assist me when training ...Read More

  • 5

    Great information on cholesterol, atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. What they are, how they are diagnosed and treatment along with prevention. I will be passing along what was learned.

  • 4

    I now have a better understanding of the function of the heart muscle.

  • 4

    I learned the causes of high cholesterol and its impact on coronary heart disease. Diet and exercise do not always help. This course gives me information to talk to my clients about and possible ways to help them live a healthy life.

  • 5

    Learned how cholesterol effects the body. It was a good program. Help my clients understand why cholesterol may be high or low and how to understand the different parts of their cholesterol numbers.

  • 5

    Better understanding of cholesterol, CHD , its causes and treatments. Able to better explain the effects and complication of high cholesterol and how to counteract it with lifestyle changes, if possible

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