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Long Term Care Fitness Leader Certificate of Advanced Qualification

Long Term Care Fitness Leader Certificate of Advanced Qualification

Overview

This full training program will earn you the most recognized, senior specific, fitness credential available. You will learn how to conduct the most productive and enjoyable functional and restorative fitness activities developed for very old, physically restricted populations. It includes all of the resources contained in our Part One, Part Two, and Certificate of Completion programs.
$349.00
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Course Description

SFA's Long Term Care Fitness Leader, Certificate of Advanced Qualification training program will earn you the most recognized, senior specific, fitness credential available. You will learn how to conduct the most productive and enjoyable functional and restorative fitness activities developed for very old, physically restricted populations. It includes all of the resources contained in our Part One, Part Two, and Certificate of Completion programs.

Your SFA Long Term Care Fitness Leader educational program can open up new professional opportunities for you as an exercise leader working with frail and disabled elderly clients in nursing homes, congregate living facilities and adult day care centers.

You can share health and hope with frail elderly and disabled older adults in nursing homes, adult day-care centers, and assisted living environments. Learn how to work productively with regard to stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and other serious medical concerns. Lead model chair-seated exercise classes, wheelchair sports, and mental fitness activities. Learn strategies for fighting depression, enhancing self-esteem, increasing functional independence, and improving quality of life.

Like all SFA Certificate of Advanced Qualification training programs, our Long Term Care Fitness Leader package is designed to meet or exceed the "International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults" and the "Recommended National Standards for Preparing Senior Fitness Instructors."

Your Long Term Care Fitness Leader, Certificate of Advanced Qualification program includes all resources contained in Part One, Part Two and Certificate of Completion.

Part One resources:
  • Seniorcise training manual...105 page, 8.5x11, comb bound
  • SFA-approved specialty exercise video ...30 minute DVD
  • Complete instructions and all required testing materials

Part Two resources:
  • Long Term Care Fitness Leader training manual...110 page, 8.5x11, comb bound
  • Physiology manual...90 page, 8.5x11, comb bound
  • SFA Study Questions booklet...220 multiple-choice questions
  • Functional assessments training video...40 minute DVD
  • Complete instructions and all required testing materials

It also contains a complete information and instruction manual, the SFA examination fee and related processing fees, as well as professional membership in the American Senior Fitness Association.

Successful completion of the Long Term Care Fitness Leader, Certificate of Advanced Qualification program requires sitting for a closed book, proctored examination. You will be required to have current CPR and Basic First Aid certification.

You will earn an internationally recognized professional credential as an American Senior Fitness Association recognized Long Term Care Fitness Leader. Your SFA Certificate of Advanced Qualification is valid for two years and can be renewed by earning 20 hours (2.0 CEUs) of approved continuing education and maintaining valid CPR and Basic First Aid certification. A $35.00 renewal fee applies.

NOTE: Your professional certificate program contains a set of the resources to enable you to complete the Part One and Part Two open book tests. These tests can be completed whenever suits your schedule and are accepted by most fitness organizations for up to 24 hours (2.4 CEUs) continuing education credit.

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