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Exercise is Medicine - WEB229
Exercise is Medicine
WEB229 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Robert Sallis, MD, FACSM
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Price: Free *  


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Objectives:
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.
 
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/27/2016


This course has been made available for FREE through a promotional arrangement with the Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness until December 31, 2014.


* By completing this course for free, you are agreeing to share your contact information, demographic and/or survey information with Gannett Healthcare Group and these promotional partners for potential marketing purposes. If you do not want this information to be shared, you can take this course for $ 15.00 by clicking here.


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