Exercise for Health and Fitness - RD251-60

Exercise for Health and Fitness

by Lonnie Aquaro Sebastian, MSN, RN-BC
(4.4 / 785 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


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

Accreditation Information
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.
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.
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 program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 5/11/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/11/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/11/2019

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.


For Florida professionals:

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Cynthia H - Alameda, CA  ·  May 29, 2018
Good, concise overview of exercise recommendations
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Alden B - Homestead, FL  ·  May 09, 2018
Informative and useful to current practice
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Melissa B - Commerce Twp, MI  ·  Dec 26, 2017
Clearly defines today's standards for health guidelines for exercise and physical activity
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Karen R - Detroit, MI  ·  Jun 23, 2017
Important content to share with client.
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CHRISTINE V - APO, NY  ·  Apr 16, 2017
Good overview and helpful to dietitians.
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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00