ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: HOT TOPIC PANEL: Exercise Professional Scope of Practice

Presented by: Richard Cotton, M.S., Benjamin C. Thompson, Ph.D., Grace DeSimone, Brad A. Roy, Ph.D.

SKU: ACSM-HFS-15.13

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Description

The role of the exercise professional in health care is rapidly changing. The prevention and treatment of chronic diseases are becoming an increasingly important part of the exercise professional’s toolbox. Being able to delineate the role of the exercise professional in community and clinical based settings is vital to understanding where they fit in and how they can contribute. Presented by members of ACSM’s Committee for Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB), this symposium will examine barriers and challenges facing the health and fitness and clinical exercise professional within their scope of practice.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
3.00

Learning Objectives

1)      Define the role of the exercise professional in community and clinical based settings.

2)      Compare and contrast the scope of practice among exercise professionals.

3)      Identify the varying levels of ACSM exercise certifications, the credentialing education required, and the populations served.

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Exercise Professional Scope of Practice: Health & Fitness Summit 2015
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