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Exercise is Medicine

WEB229 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Robert Sallis, MD, FACSM
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The goal of this webinar is to discuss the growing evidence supporting the health benefits of physical activity beyond weight management, and the role of health professionals in Exercise is Medicine (EIM), a new global initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine. Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Explain the impact of physical activity in terms of disease prevention, reduction in mortality rates, and the use of exercise as a clinical intervention for disease.
  • Describe the key components of a beneficial exercise program.
  • Explain how to prescribe exercise in a clinical setting.
  • Describe how recording patient physical activity information as a “vital sign” can enhance patient care.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, and health educators.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/27/2017

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