Level 4 Managing Lower Back Pain

The aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with low back pain. Enabling them to support clients to change their physical activity and lifestyle behaviours to aid in the management of chronic non-specific low back pain. It also enables you to gain entry at Level 4 onto the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) and CIMSPA. If you want to expand your services and enjoy rewarding work with this client group, then this qualification is for you.

Students will have access to one-to-one course support from a Specialist Tutor. This will be via telephone, email or skype for help with learning and assessment.

Course Content

  • The prevalence and classification of low back pain
  • How to determine health risks associated with low back pain
  • The contributing factors that lead to the development of different types of low back pain
  • Appropriate training approaches to plan and design physical activity and exercise programmes for
    clients with chronic non-specific low back pain
  • How chronic non-specific low back pain, medications, psychological/sociological factors and
    co-morbidities affect client’s ability to exercise safely and effective
  • How to support clients to adopt healthier lifestyle behaviours as part of a programme to manage chronic
    non-specific low back pain

Course Details

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain (QCF)
  • Entry requirements: Over 18 + Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
Unit Topic Method Assessment
1 Prevalence and classification of low back pain e-learning Worksheet submission
2 Development and pathology of low back pain e-learning Worksheet submission
3
Planning and delivering physical activity and lifestyle strategies
for the management of chronic non-specific low back pain
e-learning Theoretical case study

Videoed practical session assessment
Session and self-evaluation
No Events

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