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PDC51983 - Collaborating with Medical and Allied Health Professionals in a Fitness Environment

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course outlines the role of fitness specialist in the rehabilitation process when dealing with clients with medical conditions or injured clients utilising a team approach. The course outlines the process for developing networks with professional health providers such as physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors and General Practitioners in the referral process for clients, gaining client consent and providing medicolegal reports in the Australian context.

This online Short Course provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

The fee for this short course will be $90.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the health and fitness profession.


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $90
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the course, visit https://bedifferent.cqu.edu.au/

Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health and fitness professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

If you are a Registered Exercise Professional with Fitness Australia as a Group Exercise/Gym Instructor or greater, you will also be eligible to attain Fitness Australia CECs on the successful completion of this course.

This is a Fitness Australia Accredited micro-credential. To gain your CEC’s you will be required to upload your certificate into your CEC diary on your Fitness Australia account and select your approved course for Fitness Australia to verify.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

4 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the process of making referrals to medical and allied health professionals
  2. Identify the process for responding to referrals
  3. Describe the exercise considerations, guidelines and monitoring required in managing clients under referrals
  4. Understand the process of case management for the client referred by a medical or allied health professional.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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