Cancer and the Older Adult

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

Where & How to Study

Online

Cancer and the Older Adult

Course Requirements

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

Course Description

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.

Accreditations & Certifications

Successful candidates will receive an American Academy of Health and fitness certificate and 4 CEC points.

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

Career Opportunities

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

Course Material

BUY YOUR OWN TEXTBOOK
This includes:

64-page workbook in PDF format
Online test with two free retakes
You provide the 200-page Fitness Nutrition for Special Dietary Needs textbook by Stella Lucia Volpe, Sara Bernier Sabelawski, Christopher Mohr

ISBN-13: 978-0736048125
ISBN-10: 073604812X

This ISBN/barcode number lets you verify that you’re getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

R1,500.00

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