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Jaime Smith 
Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia 


Thursday October 7, 2010 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

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Sheet Metal Workers' Union, Local 19 
1301 South Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

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Exercise as a Prescription for Health is made possible thru the generous support of:

Gilead Sciences


The Edna G. Kynett

Memorial Foundation

 Additional Support has been provided by:


Best Buy

 Thank you for your generous support

Exercise as a Prescription for Health: A Multidimensional Approach 

This year's program is being held on Thursday October 7, 2010 from 7:30 am – 4 pm at the Sheet Metal Workers’ Union Local 19, 1301 South Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA.  Complimentary breakfast, lunch and parking are also included in the registration fee.

The conference focuses on the health benefits of exercise, how to utilize an exercise prescription, how to incorporate fitness into anyone’s life regardless of barriers or disabilities, and a spotlight on the nation “Exercise is Medicine” program.  The tools and resources necessary to effectively communicate, coach and motivate your clients to become more fit will also be addressed.  

The program will end with a drawing for a free Wii and WiiFit courtesy of Best Buy.

The target audience for this conference is Health Educators, Nurses, Personal Trainers, Dietitians, Social Workers, Certified Diabetes Educators, Nutritionists, Teachers, School Personnel, and others working within the fields of public health, fitness and medicine.

Program Agenda:

7:30-8:25  Breakfast and Registration

8:25-8:30  Welcome

8:30-9:05  There IS a Fountain of Youth: The Health Benefits of Exercise  Joel Posner, MD FACP

9:05-9:55  Deciphering an Exercise Prescription  Tracey Greenwood, Ph.D.

9:55-10:40  Exercise is for Everyone  John Feeley, PT

10:40-11:00  Break with healthy snack

11:00-11:30  Resource Round Table Session 1 - Community Programs that Work

11:35-12:05  Resource Round Table Session 2 - Community Programs that Work

12:05-12:35  Your Fitness Toolbox: Gadgets, Technology, and some Absolutely Free Ways to Track Exercise  Jeannine Stuart, Ph.D

12:35-1:20  Healthy Lunch and Networking

1:20-2:15  From Zero to a Hero: How to Get Up and Move!  Marie-Josee Shaar, MAPP

2:15-3:05  Program Spotlight: Exercise is Medicine Carena S. Winters, Ph.D., M.P.H.

3:05-3:55  The Art of Communication: Establishing a Relationship With the Patient  Kathleen Daily Mock, R.N., B.S.N., J.D., LL.M

3:55-4:00  Closing Remarks

4:00  Fitness Raffle for Wii and WiiFit

The following continuing education credits have been approved:

  • American Council on Exercise – 0.6 CEC’s
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration – 6.25 Hours
  • National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. – CHES Level 1 – 6.5 Contact Hours
  • PA Department of Education, ACT 48 Credits – 7.5 Hours
  • PA State Nurses Association – 6.3 Hours
  •  These hours are still awaiting approval - PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors – 6.25 Hours

Registration is $50.  Please click below to register.  At this time, registration must be done by credit card or by calling the office at 215-389-2300

If you need a hard copy please call 215-389-2300 or email me at cvi.jaimesmith@verizon.net with your complete mailing address.

Please forward this information to anyone else you think might be interested in this informative conference.

To view our online brochure please click here

 Thank you, and I hope to see you at CVI’s 4th Annual Conference for Community Health Professionals.