A PREVIEW OF WHAT TO EXPECT
This video is a preview for insight into what you can expect to learn along with emphasis placed on safe progressions as you go through the learning material. This course comes with access to the complete video (over an hour of video instruction) for all exercises that are discussed and illustrated throughout the course manual. Get your BCRBS title after you have completed your studies and take the test.
In this course we explore the daily struggles faced by people diagnosed with breast cancer. This is advanced level education for certified personal trainers to use BOSU® balance trainer techniques for developing a higher level of mastery and skill to work with breast cancer patients during and after cancer surgery and treatment. As a Breast Cancer Recovery BOSU® Specialist (BCRBS) you will be placed as a qualifying member into the MedFit Network (MFN) and you will be connected to breast cancer clients in your area. This BCRBS course will give you, the certified personal trainer, an advanced level of knowledge that will position you to work with breast cancer clients. You will be able to design corrective exercise programs for muscle imbalances and range of motion deviations, as well as recommend exercises that promote lymph drainage. As a BRCBS, you can help patients with recovery and full and active living!
WHAT YOU GET
|Course eBook & Exercises
|Demo Videos for All Exercises (1 hr: 24 min: 43 sec)
|Education Support (w/course author)
|1 Year Medical Fitness Network Membership
|Advanced Specialty Certificate
*the BOSU® training ball is not included with this course
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
If you are a certified personal trainer or allied health professional with a strong working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and carrying a current national certification and/or degree in an exercise or health related field of study in order to understand and retain the information needed to pursue this qualification. This course and subsequent BCRBS qualification will allow you to expand upon your scope of practice to include breast cancer patients/recovery survivors.
This is an Advanced Level Continuing Education Course serving a special population. Successful completion is designated by a specialty credential the Breast Cancer Recovery Specialist, BCRBS. This course has been development in partnership with the Medical Fitness Education Foundation (MFEF) and as a BCRBS you will be connected through the MedFit Network (a networking platform of the MFEF) to potential clients in your community.
Online, multiple choice test
82 questions, limit = 2 hours
70% pass score
Instant test results
1 Free Online Re-test
Demonstrate an understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
Demonstrate an understanding of the different surgeries, including breast reconstruction and the impact of these surgeries on physical mobility
Understand the signs and symptoms of upper extremity lymphedema and how to prevent, identify, and manage it
Perform a comprehensive postural assessment to determine muscle imbalance and address chronic pain issues
Perform joint range of motion assessments with a goniometer to determine the cause of ROM limitations
Develop a comprehensive rehabilitation program using exercises on the BOSU® Balance Trainer
Develop a strategic exercise program and progression for each client
- Add to Cart and make your purchase to enroll to this course
- Check your email for course instruction and access to education prep material
- Take the test whenever you’re ready in your NFPT Account. You will be awarded your certificate of completion and CECs immediately upon passing.