Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes Level 1: Overview/Beginner
Price 149.00
Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes Level 1: Overview/Beginner Image
By: Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM
Course Description:
This foundational course gives CPTs a greater knowledge and understanding of how to work with clients with diabetes or prediabetes, who may have health complications that must be managed for them to train safely and effectively. The Level 1 program allows trainers to master the basics about being physically active with diabetes or prediabetes, including types of training that are appropriate and critical, injury prevention, blood glucose monitoring, medication basics (and exercise effects), complications, exercise motivation, and more. CPTs need this information to work with these clients, which is one in three Americans currently.

Course Format:
1. Course Text (Download PDF)
2. 8 online videos
3. 50 Question Multiple Choice Online Exam (75% or better required to pass exam)

Education Level: Beginner
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    6.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    6.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    6.0Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.6Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    6.0International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    3.0National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    6.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    6.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
New members register to subscribe. 5 year subscription includes future course revisions.

Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Master the basics about diabetes, including the types and potential health complications.
  2. Learn more about usual responses to physical activity in people with diabetes or prediabetes.
  3. Be able to effectively create a training routine for your diabetes clients that will keep them performing optimally and free of injury.
  4. Understand the basics of working with overweight or obese and older clients with diabetes or prediabetes.