Regular exercise presents many benefits to a society that suffers from an epidemic of obesity and chronic illnesses. Elements of exercise and safety guidelines are presented to empower people to implement exercise into their daily habits.
The goal of this physical activity/exercise continuing education program is to provide nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, school nutritionists, fitness professionals, health educators and respiratory therapists with current physical activity/exercise guidelines for healthy adults. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the benefits of physical activity/exercise
- Discuss the four elements of an exercise prescription
- List exercise safety guidelines
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, nursing assistants, dietitians, dietary managers, school nutritionists, fitness professionals, health educators and respiratory therapists.
Dietitians, dietary managers: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This is a level 2 course with suggested learning codes of 2000, 2110, 4000, 4040, 4060 and performance indicators of 8.3.7, 8.2.4.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).
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Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.
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