For more than a decade, the American College of Sports Medicine has refined Exercise is Medicine which now includes highly effective strategies and tools for direct referrals and relationships among healthcare providers, health clubs, and fitness professionals.  This presentation focuses on strategies and tools learned from physicians who regularly refer patients to clubs, from the fitness professional who helps develop premier national certification programs, and from practitioners who have established successful business models. Programs for spinal cord/paralysis, pediatric and young adult cancer, and diabetes are examples of successful programs seamlessly integrating the EIM platform creating winning and profitable formulas.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop strategies to implement physical activity into the healthcare system with a successful business model.
  2. Utilize community resources for people with a variety of special needs.
  3. Identify healthcare sector resources that can facilitate referrals for special needs patients.

CME/CNE/CE: 1.0 | CPE: 0.0


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Wed, 30 Oct 2019