Course Description:
This course is intended to be taken following the two-day “Therapeutic Exercise Dosing” course offered by Robert Rowe PT, DPT, DMT, MHS, FAAOMPT. This course assumes that a foundational knowledge of exercise dosing has been acquired and implemented in a clinical setting. This course will apply the principles of exercise doing to the older adult through active demonstration and participation in a case and discussion based format.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
– Recognize how exercise doing affects muscle tissue as well as other tissues in the body such as connective tissue in joints, ligaments, tendons and bones.
– Recognize normal age-related change that could affect exercise dosing in the older adult.
– Demonstrate the ability to dose an older adult to achieve gains in muscular:
o Strength
o Power
o Endurance
o Coordination
o Aerobic capacity
– Apply the appropriate outcome tools to measure these gains in older adults.
– Recognize how to alter exercise dosing for an older adult with:
o Pain
o Cardiac Disease
o Diabetes Mellitus
o Frailty
o Cognitive impairment
o Osteoporosis
– Demonstrate the ability to dose an older adult to achieve an increase in balance and decrease in fall risk.
– Apply the appropriate outcome tools to measure these gains in older adults.
– Apply the principles of exercise dosing for the older adult to a home exercise program designed to increase strength, endurance, coordination, aerobic capacity, or balance.

Contact Hours:
This course has been approved for 13 hours by the following boards:
– Florida Physical Therapy Association for PT and PTA
– Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for OT and OTA

Continuing Education credit for each participant who meets the satisfactory course completion requirements (licensed in FL) will be automatically uploaded to CE Broker, which means the Florida Boards will have record of your attendance, even if you do not have your own personal CE Broker account. Course certificates will be provided at the completion of the course for those that meet the course completion requirements. Certificates will be mailed for courses that include a post-course test.

Intended Audience:
The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for PT, PTA, OT, and OTA practitioners.

Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details at Brooksihl.org. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email CEU@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify!

Enrollment:
If you are a Brooks Clinician and want to pay by cost center, please fill out this registration form and return the check and form to the Brooks IHL.

Satisfactory Course Completion:
Full course attendance (including signing the attendance sheet each day), performance demonstrations and question and answer session.

Course Evaluation/Survey:
Within 48 hours of course completion, you will receive a post course survey. The IHL values your feedback and we thank you in advance for taking the survey.