Preventing Sarcopenia (Reduced Muscle Mass) – 2 Hours

$20.00

Description

The loss of muscle strength is a significant issue in the older population, affecting both women and men. The condition is more prevalent in women and can have serious consequences on the quality of life, making them more prone to injuries and pathologies such as type II diabetes and sarcopenia. This continuing education course aims to review the impact of sarcopenia on the aging population and the preventive and treatment strategies available to address it.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand what sarcopenia is and who it affects
  • Become familiar with methods of testing patients for sarcopenia
    Identify risk factors for developing muscle atrophy
  • Prescribe a therapeutic exercise program that effectively treats sarcopenia
  • Consult patients on nutritional components for treating sarcopenia
  • Utilize evidence-based methods to make therapeutic interventions the most effective

 

Author: Dr John Jowers, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Contact Hours: 2.00 Hours / 2.0 PDAs  (AOTA CEUs—0.2) 

Target Audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, and OTAs

Prerequisites: None

Cost: $20 / Participant

Education Level: Intermediate

AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1 – OT Service Delivery

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email

Approvals: State Board of Physical Therapy & American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Chapters Approved. Please visit the accreditation section for the full list: Click Here 

Biologix Solutions LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 9837. This distance learning-independent is offered at 0.2 CEUs, Intermediate, Category 1 – OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply AOTA endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2025. Provider ID: 9837. Approval

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email

Cancellation / Refund Policy: By completing your purchase from Biologix Solutions LLC, you agree that you are purchasing digital, non-tangible product/service/training courses and, as such, are not entitled to a refund once accessed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone or email before purchasing the online course.

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