Assessment and Exercise Rehabilitation in Rheumatoid Arthritis is an online Professional Development course developed for Accredited Exercise Physiologists and relevant Allied Health Practitioners. The course includes the definition of Rheumatoid Arthritis, the pathophysiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Signs and Symptoms, the process of getting diagnosed and common medications used to treat the condition. The course also provides an overview of current research on exercise and Rheumatoid Arthritis, examination and assessment guidelines, contraindications and precautions, exercise rehabilitation goals, exercise prescription guidelines, referral to other health professionals and a case study application.
Presented by Emma Sansalone
Accredited Exercise Physiologist Emma Sansalone established Rehab Training in March 2009. She assesses and treats a range of chronic health conditions and injuries and has a special interest in Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Cardiac-Respiratory Rehabilitation. As a Health Professional Associate with Move, muscle, bone & joint health (previously Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria), she also has extensive experience and knowledge in assessing and managing various types of Arthritis and Osteoporosis. Emma also runs Gentle Exercise Classes for older adults within the community. Emma is Accredited with ESSA as an Exercise Physiologist & Exercise Scientist and presented at the ESSA Business Forum in 2011. She also lectures and writes courses within the Allied Health & Fitness industries. Emma has worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings including private practice, hospitals, clinics, community centres, nursing homes & fitness centres.
Available March 2017
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