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PDC59134 - Safe Exercise Programming Through Pregnancy

Course Details

Course Summary

Although every woman and every pregnancy is unique, there is much that the fitness professional must be aware of to confidently create fitness programs for their pregnant clients and their individual needs. This online micro-credential will outline key issues that relate to pregnancy and exercise and how the three trimesters impact on exercise programming. Case studies will show examples of effective exercises and modification advice for each trimester, as well as sample questions that can be incorporated into your Par Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) for Safe Exercise.

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


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this micro-credential should work or study 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

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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 micro-credential provides Professional Development for health and/or fitness professionals.

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

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 Micro-credential Structure

3 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain confidence to ask the right questions to create bespoke fitness programs for pregnant women that are congruent to their starting fitness position and personal goals
  2. Describe the various risks and concerns during pregnancy
  3. Develop skills to confidently modify programming according to the three trimesters of pregnancy
  4. Outline how to work clearly in your scope of practice and know when to refer
  5. Define appropriate communication to this client group within your scope as a health and fitness professional.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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