Vital Signs – Blood Pressure and Pulse

Vital Signs – Blood Pressure and Pulse

8 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



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Whether you exercise, are a casual gym-goer or a professional athlete, knowledge about your heart rate can help you monitor your fitness level and it may help you recognize a potential developing health problem. Be able to distinguish between systolic pressure, diastolic pressure and pulse pressure. Identify variables that affect blood flow and blood pressure and acquire knowledge on the clinical measurement of pulse and blood pressure. Learn all about these vital signs and more in this online wellness certificate course.


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Vital Signs – Blood Pressure and Pulse

✓ 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
• Heart and pulse differences
• Key points to checking your pulse
• Tachycardia and bradycardia
• Easy places to find a pulse
• How to record a pulse reading
• What is an ectopic beat
• Heart rate technology
• Blood pressure readings
• Low blood pressure symptoms
• Sphygmomanometer measures
• Treatment for hypotension
• Fast facts on hypertension
• The new blood pressure guidelines
• Normal blood pressure support
• Symptoms of hypertension
• Treatments for hypertension
• The Dash Diet
• Acupuncture and blood pressure
• Eating yogurt lowers blood pressure

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—8
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—8
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—8
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—8
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—8
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—1.50
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—8
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—0.8
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—8

* 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.

Vital Signs – Blood Pressure and Pulse Testimonials

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Blood Pressure - A smarter way to learn

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What You’ll Discover—Course Learning Goals

• What is pulse • What is the difference between heart and pulse • Key points about checking your pulse • What are tachycardia and bradycardia • Easy places to find a pulse • How to record a pulse reading • What is an ectopic beat • Heart rate technology • What is blood pressure and what does it read • Causes and symptoms of low blood pressure • What is a sphygmomanometer • Treatment for hypotension • Fast facts on hypertension • Healthy and unhealthy blood pressure ranges • How to maintain a healthy blood pressure level • Causes and symptoms of hypertension • Diagnosis, tests and treatments for hypertension • What is the Dash Diet • Research Tidbits • How acupuncture may reduce high blood pressure • How yogurt may reduce high blood pressure

Wellness Course Bonus Tools, Tips and Resources

• Know Your Numbers 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. • Watch and Learn Video Resources • Additional Wellness Related Resource Links
  • 5

    Great educational course. I learned about blood pressure and the factors that can affect it. Make sure I take people's blood pressure.

  • 5

    i learned new information. I'm not working but i like to learn for my own information.

  • 5

    Reminded of the importance of underlying results of diet and exercise. I will apply by educating my clients.

  • 5

    This will help me take bp for my clients! This will help me accurately monitor my clients BP.

  • 5

    I gained very important information regards to learning how to test for blood pressure and knowing the healthy and unhealthy numbers. I also learned what hypertension and hypotension actually is and the effects that it causes the body, as well as the factors that causes hypertension and hypotension. ...Read More

  • 5

    Pass the information on to clients. Especially those at high risk for for elevated blood pressure. Better understanding of what blood pressure is and how it affects our body.

  • 5


  • 5

    I learned a lot about the causes and effects of blood pressure and heart rate. I will teach a seminar on blood pressure and heart rate.

  • 5

    Valuable information about the heart that is relevant for me as well as my clients. Lots of information about blood pressure. Will by doing more analysis of ideal heart rates and making sure they are at their targets and will use the information to help my clients.

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