Learned a lot, it was very beneficial as a fitness professional.
- Continuing Education
Diabetes Prevention Coaching
|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 1.0 CECs , AAMA - American Association of Medical Assistants 10.0 CEUs in General Category, ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 10.0 CECs, CDR - Commission on Dietetic Registration 10.0 CPEUs, NETA - National Exercise Trainers Association 10.0 CECs|
Expand Your Impact, Increase Your Income by Coaching Lifestyle-change Strategies to Fight the Diabetes Epidemic
Prediabetes and the subsequent development of type 2 diabetes are among the greatest health risks of our time. More than 30 million Americans have type 2 diabetes and another 84 million suffer from prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you are looking to make a difference in the fight against diabetes, the Diabetes Prevention Coaching course is for you. This course reinforces your knowledge about healthy habits and equips you to coach clients using evidence-based disease-prevention strategies that address physical activity, nutrition and lifestyle behavior change together. You will learn how to apply behavior-change coaching methods through realistic coaching scenarios. Upon completion of this course, you will become well prepared to create and deliver diabetes prevention strategies, increasing your earning potential and expanding your impact by serving the growing number of people struggling with, or at risk, for diabetes.
This interactive, engaging course is led by board-certified pediatrician and obesity medicine specialist Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP, FACSM, nurse practitioner Beth Read, MS, FNP-BC, and health and fitness expert Chet Zelasko, PhD. This course features a new handbook that walks you through the process of becoming a diabetes prevention coach and provides the information, tools and training needed to have a significant impact on the health and quality of life of affected individuals.
The Diabetes Prevention Coaching course offers a new path forward in your career—a path that includes the potential to boost your income and make a significant impact on the health of the many individuals affected by the epidemic of prediabetes. In fact, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 90% of people with prediabetes are unaware that they have the condition. Armed with the information and skills contained in the course, you will discover new opportunities to grow your career and become a go-to resource for clients. This expertise in diabetes prevention will also allow you to connect with the healthcare community to form a united front in the crucial battle against diabetes.
You will learn:
- The causes, consequences and treatments for prediabetes—especially those that include nutrition and activity-based lifestyle changes
- How to identify an individual’s readiness to make healthy changes and how to use appropriate coaching strategies for each “readiness” stage
- How to coach clients using evidence-based disease-prevention strategies that address physical activity, nutrition and lifestyle behavior change together
There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control the content of this educational activity.
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