Training for Osteoarthritis

Duration
Course Fee
R550.00
Credits
Internationally Recognised
Where to Study
Campuses and Support Centres are located in the following regions
Course Requirements
Course Requirements
No requirements or previous qualifications needed You will need:
  • Computer, Internet, Manual (to be printed off of website), stationery
  • Small equipment (arc or bosu, band, mat, 65cm ball, box or bench, foam roller, tone loop)
Payment Terms
Payment Terms
Step 1
Step 2
This course addresses the fundamentals of training a client or patient with Osteoarthritis. You will:
  • Look at the theory behind Osteoarthritis: the precautions, risks and symptoms as well as the goals for their exercise programme
  • Learn a comprehensive Osteoarthritic focused exercise programme that will ensure safety for your client or patient when exercising
  • Learn modifications and assists that are relevant to making their programme safe and effective and will encourage joint care and longevity
  • Learn to teach an Osteoarthritic exercise class with safety and efficiency in mind
  • Gain insight into the finer details of Osteoarthritis and what the necessities are when teaching an Osteoarthritic client movement and exercise
  • Be able to offer your client or patient a class with the ultimate goal being joint care and longevity
Course Agenda:
  • This course is done online at a time convenient for the candidate
  • The course is presented via a video so the candidate is able to watch the course and follow the presenter from the manual
  • The course is covered in 1 session
  • The course duration is approximately 100 minutes
  • At the end of the final session, they are to complete a test at their convenience
  • They will also receive the 1page course summary
  • A certificate will be available once they have achieved 70% on the test
  • What is Osteoarthritis
  • Chondrocyte – Cartilage Cell
  • The Role of Exercise for Osteoarthritis
  • Risks and precautions
  •  Goals for the program
  • The exercise program
  • Conclusion
3 REPSSA Points 1 UAE REP Points 0.10 ACE CEC Points 3 HPCSA Points
  • Increase your scope of practice by working with clients with osteoarthritis
  • Teach an Osteoarthritic exercise class with safety and efficiency