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PDC54288 - Managing Falls Risks in Older Adults in the Fitness Setting

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course outlines considerations for health and fitness professionals to consider when managing clients at risk of falls in the fitness setting.

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 $25.


Entry Requirements

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


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
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/or 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

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

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

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Standard Course Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Outline the risk of falls in the older population and identify preconditions which may contribute
  2. Identify other at-risk populations that health and fitness professionals may encounter in the fitness setting
  3. Describe strategies in falls prevention which can be implemented to reduce incidents and injuries.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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