CECs ACSM Exercises for the prevention and management of neck and back pain 8hrs

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This course has been allocated 8 CEC’s. The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Evidence for Exercise®” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2016 – December 2019).
 Providership # 775800

  • Accredited for 8 continuing education credits for members of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Self-paced study using provided exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes
  • Five questionnaires to obtain CEC’s
  • Receive immediate confirmation of completion
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Description

Exercise physiologists, fitness and personal trainers:

This course has been allocated 8 CEC’s. The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Evidence for Exercise®” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2016 – December 2019).
 Providership # 775800

It includes all notes required to complete the case studies and questionnaires to obtain 8 continuing education credits.

Included exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes:

  • Beginner exercises for the neck
  • Intermediate exercises for the neck
  • Beginner Pilates for the upper back
  • Intermediate Pilates for upper back extension (equipment)
  • Beginner exercises for the lower back
  • Intermediate exercises for the lower back
  • Beginner yoga for the lower back
  • Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals
  • Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals (bolster)

Exercise prescriptions and Practitioner notes are provided for CEC use only. For a licence to distribute, please register to become an Evidence for Exercise® Registered Provider.

Instructions:

Once you have downloaded and studied your exercise prescriptions and practitioner notes please ensure you are logged in before accessing your case studies and questionnaires.

You must complete the case studies and questionnaires in the following order to obtain your 8 CEC’s:

  • Beginner and intermediate exercises for the neck
  • Beginner and intermediate Pilates for the upper back
  • Beginner and intermediate exercises for the lower back
  • Beginner yoga for the lower back
  • Intermediate Pilates for the abdominals

When you have completed the first case study and questionnaire you will receive immediate confirmation. You can then move to the next case study and questionnaire. When you have completed them all you will receive a certificate of completion.

ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.

Additional information

Learning objectives

At the completion of this course participants should:

•Have the knowledge to effectively prescribe exercises for a variety of conditions
•Recognise patient conditions and characteristics that respond to these exercises
•Have the knowledge to observe and correct any technique errors
•Understand the evidence regarding these exercises
•Develop communication skills to convey appropriate information to the patient

CEC requirements

ACSM audits a percentage of randomly selected ACSM Recertification/Renewal Forms at each credential level every year. If audited, you will be required to provide documented proof of your CECs to the ACSM. Documented proof includes certificate copies.

CEC requirements during three year certification period:
ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor/Leader: 45
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer: 45
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist: 60
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist: 60
ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer: 15
ACSM/ASC Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer: 15
ACSM/NPAS Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist: 45