What Healthcare Professionals Should Know About Exercise

What Healthcare Professionals Should Know About Exercise

by NetCE, John Whyte

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The purpose of this course is to supply the information necessary for physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide practical advice for patients beginning an exercise program. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Discuss the current epidemic of obesity.
2. Identify reasons why patients do not wish to exercise, including the need for information in the patients' native languages.
3. Discuss the physiology of exercise.
4. Identify the benefits of exercise.
5. Define contraindications to exercise.
6. Describe each type of exercise.
7. Discuss the guidelines for devising an exercise program, including recommendations by national specialty societies and government agencies relating to exercise.
8. Identify effective exercise regimens for patients with certain diseases, such as diabetes, osteoporosis, and HIV.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163166053
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 12/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 571,365
File size: 264 KB

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