The purpose of this self-study module is to provide healthcare professionals with an overview of exercise guidelines in the older adult.
This course is available for FREE
if you have an active one year unlimited membership
|Author:||Natalie Cole MHA/Ed, RN
|Method:||Online Self Study
|Course Expiration:||12/31/2014 NOTE: The course must be completed by the expiration date to receive credit
|Categories:||Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.
- Discuss the benefits of aerobic exercise and strength and flexibility training.
- List the three components to a well-balanced exercise program.
- Identify when exercise should be avoided.
- Discuss concepts important to designing a strength-training program for the older adult.