2-hour On-Demand: Exercise Therapy in Disease Management


Price: $30 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description & Information:

  • Exercise has been shown to play a pivotal role in the treatment/prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and other medical conditions. This course reviews the research on exercise in disease prevention/treatment and the appropriate exercise recommendations based on age and health status.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-019-H01-P, IRD: 3-14-17, ERD: 3-14-20. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Identify the role of exercise in the regulation of glucose and insulin to treat and/or prevent prediabetes and diabetes (type 2).
  • Identify the role of exercise in cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and other medical conditions.
  • Compare exercise therapy to conventional drug therapy on risk reduction in metabolic disorders.

Contact Hours: 2

Who Should Take this Course:

  • Target Audience: Pharmacists, Dietitians, and Physical and Occupational Therapy professionals.
  • Credit Hours Awarded for: Nursing professionals and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Speaker: Ginger Schirmer, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD

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