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ACSM Exercise Is Medicine® Credential

A Prescription for Partnership

Do you want to safely and effectively develop, implement and lead exercise programs for patients and work in collaboration with health care providers? ACSM’s Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) Credential equips you to help create sustained lifestyle and behavioral changes for people with acute and chronic diseases.


Why Earn Your ACSM Exercise is Medicine® Credential?

ACSM Exercise is Medicine® Credentials are held by certified or degreed exercise professionals who work closely with the health care community to promote collaboration between health care providers and exercise professionals. The outcome of this partnership is a closer relationship with clients who need fitness programming in order to change behaviors and reach stronger health outcomes.

The ACSM EIM Credential means that you’ll have the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively develop, implement and lead exercise programs – and, you’ll know how to navigate the health care system in order to create and cultivate patient relationships. A Level 3 EIM Credential validates your knowledge for working with patients who need or are undergoing clinical monitoring, while Levels 1 & 2 focus on patients who have already been cleared for exercise.

The ACSM Exercise is Medicine® Credential embodies the gold standard – an innovative, knowledgeable combination of fitness-focused healthcare that leads to improved overall wellness.

Preparing for the ACSM EIM Exam

We want to make sure you are ready on exam day—which is why we offer a variety of study options designed to fit all schedules and all types of learning. Browse our study options below to see which one is most helpful for you!


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Alexis Batrakoulis, CPT, EP-C, EIM2

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