Exercise for Special Populations

 

Friday, December 15, 2017
Friday, December 15, Registration: begins at 7:30 am, Program time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Course Description:

This course is designed to identify illnesses or diseases, including cardiovascular disease, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity, cancer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyaligia, arthritis, osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Polio and Post-Polio syndrome, and Parkinson’s disease. Evidence will be provided for exercise as an intervention for illnesses and disease.  The course will have both a lecture and lab component.  The lecture will emphasize each chronic disease and related scientific evidence.  During the laboratory session, participants will perform some of the exercises introduced during the course.

Peer reviewed research evidence will be discussed and additional bibliographic materials will be distributed.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this one day course the participant will be able to:

The following illnesses for diseases will be presented in this discussion; cardiovascular disease, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity, cancer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyaligia, arthritis, osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Polio and Post-Polio syndrome, and Parkinson’s disease.

                                       

  1. Describe the illness or disease
  2. Describe the evidence for exercise as an intervention
  3. Apply principles of exercise training to create safe and effective intervention programs for patients.
  4. Discuss the risks and benefits of specific exercise for illnesses and diseases.
  5. Perform exercises for illness or disease

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Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants

Continuing Education:

NJBPTE: This program is approved for 8.0 CEs Approval #1709-64

AOTA: This program is offered for .8 CEUs (Content-Intermediate Level)

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Stockton University is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education

Registration:

  • $229.00 on or before December 11, 2017 enter discount code Early34
  • $249.00 on or after December 12, 2017

Location:

         Stockton University Room Change to F103
         101 Vera King Farris Drive
         Galloway, NJ 08205

Please arrive to the course dressed in active wear

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You may also complete this registration form and return it to the School of Health Sciences by email, fax, or mail.

Please click here for refund policy for continuing education course

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