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Exercise is Medicine® Workshop

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Education Development Centre

4 Milner Street

Hindmarsh, SA 5007

Australia

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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 prevent and management of chronic disease by treating physical activity as a vital sign. The suite of resources made available to participants will support them in their assessment, management and referral of patients with and at risk of chronic disease.

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Date: Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 Time: 6.00 – 8.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre

Registration: FREE

Target Audience: GPs, Medical Specialists and Nurses

NOTE: This workshop is open to Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Professionals only.

Learning objectives:

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

CPD points are available from:

  • 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

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Education Development Centre

4 Milner Street

Hindmarsh, SA 5007

Australia

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