Lungs in Action Courses
This is the list of all the courses available in our Online Training Portal.
Lungs in Action Full Instructor Training PackageThe Lungs in Action Full Instructor Training program has been designed to provide accreditation for personal trainers, fitness instructors, exercise physiologists and physiotherapists to deliver a community based exercise maintenance program for people with stable chronic lung disease who have completed a Pulmonary Rehabilitation program and people with stable NYHA Class II and Class III Heart Failure who have completed Heart Failure Rehabilitation.
Training Mode Combination of Online & Face to Face Cost $ 395 + GST Assessment Requirements 2 x Online Assessments & Practical Assessments Continuing Education Points Available A combined total of 21 CPD points with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA). (11 CPD points for Lungs in Action Online Theory and 10 CPD points for Lungs in Action Practical)
Fitness Australia members will receive a combined total of 18 CEC credits when completing this package. (10 CEC credits for the Lungs in Action Online Theory and 8 CEC credits for the Lungs in Action Practical).
Lungs in Action Online TheoryLungs in Action Online Theory is a continuing education tool for those who play a role in exercising people with chronic stable lung conditions and/or Heart Failure, or who are a part of a broader multi disciplinary team that provide these services. It is also a great way for those who choose not to, or may not meet the requirements to be a specific Lungs in Action instructor but would still like to expand their knowledge with up to date best practise on exercise safety and limitations with this clientele. The fact that there are now 1 in 7 Australian’s over 40 years of age with COPD (BOLD, 2013) exercise professionals are now faced with an overwhelming amount of clients who are diagnosed, or show signs of chronic lung conditions. It is important that exercise and health professionals are knowledgeable in this area to ensure safety and optimal outcomes for these clients.
Training Mode Online Assessment Requirements 2 x Online Assessment Approximate Duration 10-12 hrs Cost AUD 220 + GST Continuing Education Points Available 11 CPD’s with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)
10 CEC’s with Fitness Australia.
Lungs in Action PracticalThe Lungs in Action Practical provides access to the practical component of the Lungs in Action Full Instructor course, for those who have already completed the Lung in Action Online Theory on a separate occasion.
Training Mode Face to Face Assessment Requirements Practical Assessments Continuing Education Points Available 10 CPD points with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). 8 CEC credits with Fitness Australia.
Cost $175 + GST
Lungs in Action Heart Failure TrainingLungs in Action Heart Failure training is an educational module for those who play a role in exercising people with Heart Failure, or who are a part of a broader multi disciplinary team that provide these services. Please note that this stand alone module is also included in the larger online training named: Lungs in Action Online Theory.
Training Mode Online Assessment Requirements 1 x Online Assessment Approximate Duration 2hs Cost $ 50 Continuing Education Points Available Nil. At completion of the course you will be provided with a certificate of completion highlighting the learning objectives and training time.