ACSM CEP Clinical Hours

In This Section:

*Practical experience in a clinical exercise program must be in:

  • cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation programs

  • exercise testing of clinical cardiac and pulmonary populations (not athletes or apparently healthy populations)

  • exercise prescription for clinical populations, cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic disease conditions

  • electrocardiography

  • patient education and counseling/coaching

  • disease management of cardiac, pulmonary, and metabolic diseases

  • emergency management

*Only hours associated with the following in which you assisted or played a direct role in providing services will be accepted:

  • exercise assessment

  • exercise prescription

  • supervision

  • counseling 

  • education