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CETI Cancer Exercise Specialist® Advanced Qualification

Prerequisites

  • Enrollment in a Bachelors Degree/Diploma program
  • OR completed 15 hours of undergraduate course work
  • OR distinction as a CPTN Certified Personal Trainer (CPTN-CPT).

Description

The Cancer Exercise Specialist® Advanced Qualification was developed for health and fitness professionals seeking to attain a higher level of mastery and work with cancer patients during and after cancer surgery and treatment and into survivorship. Participants will gain a complete understanding of the entire cancer process from diagnosis and treatment to reconstruction and survivorship. Our unique and individualized programming will help to improve the patient’s ability to cope with the mental and physical stress following cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Course Outline

Module One

  • Surgical Incisions
  • Acute and Chronic Side-effects
  • Contraindications

Gain a deeper insight into the most common surgical procedures for breast cancer, acute and chronic side-effects of cancer treatment, how to identify neurological complications, and how to prevent, identify, and manage upper and lower extremity lymphedema. Experience a video-based session, as well as a comprehensive manual, on the subject matter.

Module Two

  • Types of Breast Cancer
  • Risk Factors
  • Breast Surgery and Reconstruction
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Neurological Complications
  • Lymphedema

Learn how to conduct a postural assessment and understand the balance of agonists and antagonists in order to sequentially determine individualized programming based on range of motion limitations, correcting postural deviations, acute and chronic side-effects, and lymphedema prevention and management. Experience a video-based session, as well as a comprehensive manual, on the subject matter.

Module Three

  • Posture, Pain and Muscle Imbalance
  • Conducting a Comprehensive Assessment
  • Correcting Muscle Imbalances and Exercise Programming
  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Exercise Intensity
  • Hoe to Use a Goniometer/Correcting Range of Motion Limitations and Exercise Programming
  • Core and Balance Exercises
  • Manual Stretching Techniques

Gain critical knowledge about how a properly prescribed and executed exercise program can help cancer patients and survivors to combat fatigue, decrease depression and pain, and how diet can play a critical role in treatment as well as long-term survivorship. Experience an in-depth, video discussion between Andrea Leonard – President and Founder of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute and Dr. Tami De La Melena – Portland, Oregon breast surgeon, as well as a comprehensive manual, on the subject matter.

Module Four

  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Cancer Related Pain
  • Mental and Physical Fatigue
  • Survivorship
  • Psychology of Fitness
  • Cancer Treatment and Weight management
  • Alcohol and Cancer Risk
  • Conquering Cancer with Nutrition
  • Working with Medical Community

Achievements

  • CPTN CECs: 14.0

Requirements

  • Exam: 90 Minutes (3 Hours) – 80 multiple-choice questions.
  • Passing Grade: Theory Exam - 75%

Registration