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Exercise is Medicine Workshop

Event Details

Date:

1 May 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Region:

Blue Mountains

Audience:

Allied Health, General Practice

CPD Allocation:

4 Category 2 RACGP points

Venue:

Carrington Hotel

Address:

The Library, Carrington Hotel, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba

Key Presenter/s:

Dr Bobby Cheema, PhD, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Senior Lecturer, Western Sydney University

Overview

Presented by an accredited exercise physiologist, this 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 participants will support them in their assessment, management and referral of patients with and at risk of chronic disease.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe how exercise, including resistance training, 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
  • Discuss 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

Accreditation

RACGP: 4 Category 2 points

APNA: 2 CPD hours (self-reported)

ACCRM: 2 Core points (self-reported)

PBA: 4 group 2 points (self-reported)

Program

6.30pm l Register and light dinner

7.00pm l Presentation

9.00pm l Close

For further information, please contact Rita Ayoub on 4708 8100

RSVP date:

26 April 2018

RACGP activity number:

10931

Sponsors:

Exercise is Medicine Australia

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