Cancer is a disease affecting the lives of millions of people every day. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in collaboration with the American Cancer Society (ACS) has developed a specialty certification for fitness professionals working with clients who have been cleared by their physician for independent exercise and physical activity. Become an ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer (CET), and use your knowledge to develop exercise programs for clients making lifestyle changes caused by cancer and related treatments.
All of the following requirements must be met:
Hours of experience with older adults or individuals with chronic conditions include: exercise testing, exercise prescription, group or individual training, group or individual client education, academic coursework and/or continuing education (relating to older adults or individuals with chronic conditions), internships or observational hours in an oncology setting and/or cancer rehabilitation program.
The ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Two-Day Workshop is a blend of classroom lecture and hands-on practicum designed to help prepare you for the certification exam, as well as provide you with exercise testing/training techniques specific to work with this population.
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To meet your busy lifestyle, we now offer exam preparation webinars; a virtual classroom from your personal computer.
Six-session webinar series fee: $240
Individual webinar session fee: $45
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|Non-ACSM Certified Candidates...................||$195|
|ACSM Certified Candidates..........................||$150|
All ACSM certification examinations are administered by our testing partner, Pearson VUE. Pearson VUE provides over 5,000 computer-based testing centers throughout the world.
ACSM Certified Professionals - be sure to get your certified pro discount voucher before registering for the exam by emailing the ACSM Certification Department at email@example.com
The ACSM Candidate Handbook has information about, but not limited to, the following:
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To maintain your CET certification, you will need to accumulate at least 15 CECs/CEUs within a 3-year cycle, maintain CPR certification, and pay the $25 recertification fee.
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