Cancer and the Older Adult

Course Duration: 6 Months

This course is specifically designed to enhance your knowledge of cancer in older adults – both how to avoid it, and how to address it.

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Ways to Study This Course

Online

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Cancer and the Older Adult

Course Overview for the Cancer and the Older Adult

This course, offered in cooperation with the American Academy of Health and Fitness, is specifically designed to enhance your knowledge of cancer in older adults – both how to avoid it, and how to address it. It is designed to be a fully comprehensive overview, including information on disease states and prevention strategies, as well as physical activity and nutritional guidelines for older cancer survivors.

Shortly after registration with HFPA for a course from the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) you will receive an email from AAHF notifying you of a new account established for you on the AAHF website. You should follow the instructions in the email and log into that account to find your course materials and online test information. You should also expect other emails from AAHF.

Course Requirements

You must hold a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course

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R1,500.00

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Why you should study this course:

  • Identify cancer risk factors and provides cancer prevention strategies related to lifestyle
  • Explain diet and exercise recommendations for survivors of various cancers

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Career paths you can follow:

Course Material for Cancer and the Older Adult

Certificate package with online test includes a 64-page manual and 40-page workbook in PDF format. Instructions for completing the 30-question online test and obtaining CECs are also included. Note: This program package is made available for immediate download after purchase. All materials for this program are received electronically. Nothing is mailed.

Career Opportunities for the Cancer and the Older Adult

Increase your scope of practice to work with mature cancer survivors or clients currently diagnosed with cancer

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Accreditations for the Cancer and the Older Adult

  • CEC Credits: 4

This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

ACSM 4.0BCRPA 10.0BOC Category A 2.00
CPTN 7.0HFPA 4.0ISSA 5.0
KIPS 0.4NAFC 0.4NASM 0.4
NETA 4.0NFPT 0.5NSCA 0.4
PTAG 5.0SFA 0.4WITS 2.0
YMCA 4.0

The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 2.00 Category A hours/CEUs.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from December 2017 – December 2020. Providership # 817430

Training Centres

The Cancer and the Older Adult is offered at the following training centres: