Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Roger Campbell, MS, CET, MFT-c
Roger started his exercise science career in 1985 as an Army Master Fitness Trainer, where he physically prepared troops for combat readiness. With the GI Bill, Campbell obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Utah State University, followed by a Master of Science Degree from the University of Utah, in Clinical Exercise…Read full bio
Anna L. Schwartz, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN
Anna L. Schwartz, PhD, FNP, FAAN is a world-renowned pioneer in cancer and physical activity. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner with specialization in oncology and is a member of the American Academy of Nursing. She co-chaired the American College of Sports Medicine’s roundtable to develop exercise guidelines for cancer survivors and is…Read full bio
In this Module, Anna discusses the basics of cancer epidemiology, biology staging, and the treatment approaches of several common cancers such as breast, prostate and colon cancer.
2. Acute and Persistent Side Effects of Cancer
In this module, you will learn about the acute and long-term side effects of common cancers, how treatment can impair function, and cause debilitation and fatigue.
3. Benefits of Exercise
In this module, you will learn about the physical and psychological effects of exercise on cancer survivors, as well as the exercise recommendations for cancer survivors published by the ACSM.
4. Exercise Testing and Interpretation
In this module, Roger explains the purpose and guidelines for exercise testing, and instructs you about the appropriate exercise tests for cancer survivors. You will understand the importance of exercise testing and what some warning signs are to stop a test early.
5. Plan of Care for Exercise Prescription
In this module, you will learn how to write an exercise prescription that is appropriate for the level of function of the survivor, and what the steps are to make exercise an integral part of a patient’s life and the effects on long-term survivorship.
6. Patient Education
This module will help you develop the skills to become an effective educator on the topic of cancer rehabilitation, and teach you about various lesson plans that can be offered in a cancer rehabilitation program.
7. Adapting Exercise for Cancer Survivors
In this module you will understand the importance of adapting exercise to the individual patient, and how to adapt exercise for common side effects or late effects of cancer.
8. Functional Goals Overview
This module will give an overview of how to write a cancer patient functional goal with short and long term objectives, as well as how to use billing codes that are related to these functional goals.
9. Instructor Discussion
In this module, Anna and Roger come together to discuss their distinct areas of research, and provide a collaborative review of the compelling aspects of each module.
10. Bone Health in the Cancer Setting
This module will review the effects of bone health on cancer rehabilitation, instruct you on the evaluation of bone health, and provide clinical guidelines for cancer treatment-induced bone loss.