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Home Study: Health Promotion and Exercise for Older Adults
GREAT Seminars and Books
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 20
Registration Fee: $295
1. Describe the importance of health promotion as an effective approach for abating the negative consequences of aging, maintaining health, and prolonging functional independence.
2. List the most important aspects of starting a health promotion class.
3. Enumerate the steps involved in finding a facility.
4. Create a mock meeting with appropriate facility personnel.
5. Using the formula from the text calculate a cost for an exercise class.
6. Identify methods for generating potential class participants.
7. Describe the importance of communicating with class participants.
8. Present a sample health promotion class in easy to understand language and terminology.
9. Teach specifi c exercises that are appropriate for a specific class topic.
10. List special considerations in teaching a health promotion program including dealing with participants who are wheelchair bound, paraplegic, an amputee, non-English speaking,
disruptive, or have dementia.
11. Use appropriate tools and methods for program evaluation.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and other Rehabilitation Professionals.
The registration fee includes course handout and
workbook. Cost per course is $295.
This course has been approved by NATA, State of
Illinois, and the Texas Physical Therapy Association.
A certificate of attendance for 20 contact hours of
educational activity (2.0 CEUs) will be awarded to
registrants upon completion of the course within
90 days of receipt - pending a score of 70% or
For the latest in CEU approvals, please check the GREAT Seminars web site here.
Check with your state association for their
homestudy CEU approval guidelines. Return the
workbook and course evaluation to:
GREAT Seminars and Books, Inc.
2639 Revere Drive, Akron, Ohio 44333-2311
Your tuition is tax deductible. All expenses of
Continuing Education (including registration
fees, travel, meals, and lodging) taken to maintain or improve professional skills are tax deductible according to Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 Couglin vs. Commissioner, 203 F2d 307.
Health Promotion and Exercise for Older Adults is a practical tool for the rehabilitation specialist who would like to plan a health promotion program for older adults. The goal of this course is to teach the rehabilitation professional how to begin, teach, and follow-up on a community based exercise program for older adults.
The manual is divided into three sections: Part I, “Getting Started”; Part II, “Classes”; and Part III, “Special Considerations, Program Evaluation, and Follow-Up.” Each of these sections contains easy to follow recommendations for planning, implementing, and conducting program evaluation on an older adult health promotion program. Part II, “Classes”, contains 27 concise chapters which are each on a different class topic. All of these chapters include a lecture/discussion for each class, specific exercises for each class, and a handout to give class participants for each class.
This home study course is presented in a style and with terminology that can be directly used in all facets of a health promotion program for older adults.
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Dates and Locations
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01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020