By 2030 there will be over 20 million cancer survivors in the US and almost 200,000 newly diagnosed every year. Surgery, including amputations, and treatment will leave patients with muscle imbalances and range of motion limitations and out them at risk for heart and lung damage, osteoporosis, and diabetes: all can be prevented and/or managed with exercise. Use this course to be prepared to:
identify muscle imbalances and correct postural deviations following cancer surgery and treatment, identify and correct range of motion limitations following cancer surgery and treatment, prevent, identify, and manage lymphedema, prescribe a comprehensive, individualized recovery program that will improve a patient's quality of life and minimize the risk of comorbidities.
1. Course Handbook 120 pages (Download PDF)
2. 50 Question Multiple Choice Online Exam (80% or better required to pass exam)
Education Level: Intermediate
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|3.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|3.0||American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)|
|3.0||Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)|
|0.3||Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)|
|3.0||International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)|
|1.5||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|3.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
|3.0||Sara's City Workout (SCW)|
System Requirements to View This Course
This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer