Calvin H. Hirsch, M.D.
Dr. Hirsch is Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Division of General Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Hirsch reports no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss how exercise fits into the care of older patients as primary, secondary and tertiary prevention
- List the strength and limitations of current evidence supporting the role of exercise for specific medical conditions
- Screen patients' levels of physical activity and physical functioning using validated instruments
- Counsel patients regarding exercise based on the patient's readiness to become active.