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Exercise is Medicine Workshop




Tuesday 22 May, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Gold Coast Primary Health Network
Level 1, 14 Edgewater Court, Robina 4226

Exercise is the best, cheapest, most accessible medicine available.


Presented by a local accredited exercise physiologist, the 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 objectives:
  • Describe how exercise 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
  • Describe 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

Speaker
Tobias Atkins, Accredited Exercise Physiologist at Atkins Health 

CPD points
RACGP: Allocated 4 Category 2 points (Activity 10931) in the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2017-2019 triennium. APNA: 2 CPD hours | ACCRM: 2 Core Points

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