The Diabetes and Exercise learning program provides exercise professionals with extensive knowledge of how to ensure exercise prescription is safe and effective for people living with diabetes and other lifestyle-related chronic conditions.
Who would benefit from this course?
Certificate IV Personal Trainers
Any other health professional wanting to increase their diabetes knowledge and learn about exercise guidelines for people living with diabetes
By completing this course you will:
Have increased knowledge and understanding about diabetes and diabetes management
Be able to create a safe and effective exercise plan for people living with diabetes
Have the ability to support the person living with diabetes and have a more helpful conversation using health literacy principles
Know how to ask the right questions, and when to refer to other health professionals for more individualised advice
If you are an exercise professional and would like to become a registered Beat It Trainer please enrol in the Beat It Trainer Program.
Module 8 – Hypertension, dyslipidaemia and exercise
Module 9 – Microvascular complications and exercise
Module 10 – Macrovascular complications and exercise
Module 11 – Musculoskeletal conditions and exercise
Module 12 – Talking the talk
Module 13 – Putting it into practice
Once all the modules have been completed and the 4 assessments passed a ‘certificate of completion’ is provided. There are also further reading and resources available. 11.5 points"
It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.
In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.
Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.