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Strength Training for Older Adults, Part 1

PT52 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Sabrina M. Camilo, PT, MSPT, GCS
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The purpose of this continuing education program about strength training for older adults is to provide PTs with knowledge of clinically relevant changes that occur with aging as well as basic strength training concepts for older adults. After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Recognize normal changes in aging that are relevant for strength training
  • Understand the concept of specificity
  • Design an appropriate strength training program for the average older adult without a pathology

Approval Information
OnCourse Learning is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 10/21/09 to 10/20/18.
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider GED012010TPTA2012004 for 01/01/2010 to 01/31/2013; 1601004 for 02/01/2013 to 01/31/2016; and 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
OnCourse Learning is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000275) with The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from July 2013 through September 30, 2018.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 13S1240 for 06/10/13 to 06/10/14; 14S1202 for 06/11/14 to 06/11/15; 15S1634 for 06/12/15 to 06/12/16; 16S1780 for 06/13/16 to 06/13/17); the Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP130020950 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CP140021497 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CP150023803 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15; CE16-27143 for 01/01/16 to 12/31/16; CE17-538968 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/17); the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement (approval no. 5048 for 06/10/13 to 06/09/14; 5693 for 06/10/14 to 06/09/15; 6211 for 07/10/15 to 06/09/16; 2016-194 for 06/09/16 to 06/08/17); the Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (approval no. PTCE004712 for 06/29/13 to 12/31/14; PTCE006768 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/16; PTCE010075 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18); and the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 1238-2012 for 05/14/13 to 01/31/14; 211-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-849 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 05/16/13 to 05/16/17 and by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 05/21/13 to 07/31/14; 08/01/14 to 07/31/16; 08/01/16 to 07/31/18.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-4850 for 06/01/13 to 06/01/14). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/31/2016

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