This 30-hour certification (30 CECs issued by WITS) is an advanced certification for fitness professionals and other types of health occupations like therapists. If you are ready to take the next step in your career and offer new services to a wide variety of clients, then this program will prepare you to succeed. You will learn in this challenging exercise course the core essentials of helping clients with specialized chronic illness. You will be able to practically apply the knowledge in programming safe and effective workouts. This is a self paced online course. It will have teacher mentors working with the learning activities of each of the 5 modules. The lectures will be virtual with case studies. The written and practical skills programming scenarios are all online. 15 hours of core knowledge lectures 15 hours of practical knowledge in program development . Topics Covered: Exercise Is Medicine in Chronic Care, Basic Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Persons With Chronic Conditions, Art of Clinical Exercise, Programming Art of Exercise Medicine: Counseling and Socioecological Factors Approach to the Common Chronic Conditions, Chronic Conditions Strongly Associated With Physical Inactivity, Chronic Conditions Very Strongly Associated With Tobacco Cancer, Significant Sequelae Related to Common Chronic Conditions, Depression and Anxiety Disorders.