CEU Courses for Physical Therapitsts and Nurses
Catherine Cram has created prenatal and postpartum exercise courses in affiliation with Medbridge that provide continuing education credit for:
Physical and Occupational Therapists | Athletic Trainers | Nurses
Medbridge offers comprehensive courses that provide:
- Evidence-based courses, live patient demos, and interactive learning assessments
- Home Exercise Program
- Thousands of exercises vetted by industry professionals with easy patient access
- Patient Education
- 3D models, animated videos, and handouts customizable to meet your client’s needs
Current Guidelines for Prenatal Fitness
This course will provide students with a detailed overview of current prenatal fitness guidelines, warning signs and symptoms, and exercise modification techniques. Research findings on the effects of exercise on maternal and fetal health will be examined, and the impact of fitness training on the physiological changes of pregnancy will be discussed. Guidelines for modifying exercise intensity, duration, frequency, and type throughout pregnancy for comfort and safety will be provided. Strength, flexibility, and proper lifting guidelines will be reviewed. The information provided in this course will allow health care professionals to provide evidence-based prenatal fitness guidelines and exercise training information to their clients, as well as aid them in creating a safe and effective fitness program in a class setting.
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Postpartum Fitness Program Design
This course provides current guidelines for exercise during the postpartum period, warning signs and symptoms, and recommendations for when it is safe to start exercising after delivery. The four components of exercise intensity, duration, frequency, and type are discussed, and techniques for assisting postpartum women with common conditions that may affect exercise tolerance are demonstrated. This course is appropriate for health care professionals who work with postpartum women in a clinic or class setting.
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