Exercise is Medicine

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The Glen Hotel

24 Gaskell Street

Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

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Exercise is the best, cheapest, most accessible medicine available.

Presented by a local accredited exercise physiologist, the interactive two-hour workshop details the role of physical activity in the prevention and management of chronic disease by treating physical activity as a vital sign. The suite of resources made available to primary care clinicians will support them in their assessment, management and referral of patients with, and at-risk of, chronic disease.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe how exercise can be used to prevent and manage chronic conditions
  • Recognise the importance of graded exercise therapy in relation to patient safety
  • Recall key aspects of the Australian Physical Activity Guidelines
  • Describe behaviour change strategies specific to the adoption of physical activity
  • Outline existing physical activity assessment tools in medical software including Medical Director and Best Practice

Continuing Professional Development:

RACGP: Allocated 4 Category 2 points (Activity 10931) in the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2017-2019 triennium; APNA: 2 CPD hours; ACCRM: 2 Core Points.

Times:

6.00pm - registration

6.30pm - presentation commences

Meal Provided (value $45)


For more information about this event please phone our Events Coordinator, Raquel McCready on 07 3864 7522 or email rmccready@bsphn.org.au

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The Glen Hotel

24 Gaskell Street

Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

Australia

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