Exercise Testing and Prescription for the Patient with Respiratory Disease


This is the first presentation in a six part, pre-recorded webinar series titled: Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Considerations for Diverse Populations. This series will provide the participant with information regarding exercise testing and prescription for the pulmonary patient, as well as application of this information to the diverse populations of patients in a pulmonary rehabilitation program. The program will provide background information on several pulmonary disease classifications, and the development of a pulmonary rehab treatment plan for each classification. The course will culminate on part six with case examples representing the diverse populations presented throughout the series.


Hours: 1.50


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-AM-PR227A
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2019
Learning Objectives:
Describe the importance of exercise testing as a pre-pulmonary rehabilitation screening tool for patients with lung disease.
Identify exercise limitations related to respiratory disease.
Describe the utility of graded exercise testing versus the six minute walk test.
Explain the principles of overload and specificity in exercise training.
List the essential components of exercise prescription.
Describe exercise prescription for a person with respiratory disease.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: intermediate level Dietitians; intermediate level Nurses; intermediate level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care, Rehabilitation Settings.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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