Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist

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The Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist ertification provides the necessary guidelines, exercise protocols, lifestyle recommendations and resources to be successful in helping clients with fibromyalgia achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist

Having the insight from Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist Course will help you to be part of your client’s healthcare team and work closely with other related health professionals.

WHO IS IT FOR?
This Specialist Certification is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including personal trainers, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, coaches, health educators, registered dietitians, registered nurses, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, physicians, osteopaths and other allied health professionals.

VALUABLE CECs/CEUs
Achieve and fulfill continuing education hours in many professions. This Elite Specialist Credential course is approved for 25 
CECs/CEUs.

✓ GCAQ Specialist Credential
✓ No Credential Renewal Fees
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ Full Lifetime Access – 24/7
✓ No Extra or Added Fees

✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts

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Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist

After completion of the Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist you can leverage your expertise on various platforms and position yourself as a leader in your industry.

✓ Learn the diagnosis, symptoms and traditional treatments of fibromyalgia.
✓ Review the history of fibromyalgia.
✓ Discover about positive psychology and motivational strategies.
✓ Gain insight on the medical conditions commonly occurring with fibromyalgia (FM).
✓ Discover stress and anxiety management basic principles.
✓ Get to know flare-up management medications most commonly used.
✓ Understand the function of nutrition, supplements and complementary medicine.
✓ Learn coping and communication skills.
✓ Gain insight on exercise programming for clients with fibromyalgia.
✓ Amplify knowledge on exercise therapy and mind-body practices.
✓ Gain insight on yoga for beginners, health benefits and tips.

GMP Big Advantage – Instant access – dive in and start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view offline – so you are not confined to be online.

Downloadable Components
Course Manual: Great for offline learning.
Lesson Plan: Guides you through the course.
Activity Workbook: Contains questions that lead you through the course.
Course Notebook: To learn more effectively and efficiently.
Bonus: Client Handouts: Simple shareable tips.

Online Components
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion

Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
NO FEES to keep your Credential current

And More
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ Lifetime—24/7 access

“Valuable tool. I have gained so much information on fibromyalgia from this course. I feel that I can better assist and guide those with the symptoms of fibromyalgia. I feel more educated. Definitely recommend!” –Stacey Reif ACE Certified Professional 

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals

GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com (or click here). The course may be pending approval.

✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—see the special notes below
✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—2.5+
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—25+
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFAA—15
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—25+
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—25+
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—25+
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—25+
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA—25+
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—25+
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—1.9
✓ National Association for Fitness Certification—NAFC—25+
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—25+
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—8
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.9
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—25+
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA—see the special notes below
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—25+
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—25+
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—2.5+
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—25+

SPECIAL NOTES
ACE (American Council on Exercise)—If you are an ACE Certified Professional and would like to earn CECs for this course please email or call GMP Fitness to find out if this course is going through the approval process.
*NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association)—accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, There MAY be a petition fee.
*ITPA (The International Tennis Performance Association)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ 60 multiple-choice and true/false questions.
✓ You must pass the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.
✓ You can save your final exam if you cannot complete it in one sitting.
✓ Immediate grading and exam results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.
✓ NO fees to take the examincluded in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the examincluded in the price.

3 Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Automatic certificate generation.
3. Download your CEC/CEU Certificate.

CEC/CEU Certificate
This is a downloadable Certificateincluded in the price of the course.

Optional Purchase—Distinguished Achievement Certificate (mailed)
Show off your Specialist Credential and build your practice portfolio with our Distinguished “Elite Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist” Certificate.

What does it take to be an Elite Specialist?
To become a Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist, you will need to complete the course and pass the exam.

Keeping your Credential Current
There are NO FEES to keep your Credential current, but we do strongly encourage students to take further education. This will not only elevate your skills and fortify your knowledge, but it will also show your dedication and commitment to your clients and your profession.

Do I get continuing education credits?
You will receive CEUs/CECs credit after you successfully is complete the final exam. The course is individually accredited and exact CEUs/CECs will vary for each certification organization.

How long do I have access to the Specialist Curriculum?
You will have lifetime access to this Specialization Program. There are no time limits or constrictions in this course and you are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like.

How long does it take to complete the Course?
There is no time limit to complete the course, but we do recommend that you complete the Specialist Course within 1 year after registration. The length of time required to complete a specific program depends on the individuals’ dedication and available time to study.

Elite (E) Course Prerequisites
While anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the educational content included in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a few of things for the Elite Specialist Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• A background in fitness equipment and exercises.
Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals and other health professionals.

Customer Course Support
As part of the GMP Fitness commitment to customer service, you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at info@gmpfitness.com or call 888-467-3488.

Fibromyalgia Lifestyle and Wellness Specialist Testimonials

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The Fibromyalgia Health Specialist Level 2 provides fitness professionals, health educators, coaches, nurses, dietitians, athletic trainers, occupational therapists and all other health professionals with the necessary guidelines, exercise protocols, lifestyle recommendations and resources to be successful in helping clients with fibromyalgia achieve a healthier lifestyle. A Fibromyalgia Health Specialist plays an important role in the life of individuals by assisting them to achieve their life, health and wellness goals. The Fibromyalgia Health Specialist Course provides practical knowledge and engaging information to help you educate clients on lifestyle adjustments. Having the insight from Fibromyalgia Health Specialist Course will help you to be part of your clients healthcare team and work closely with other related health professionals.

AFTER COMPLETION OF THE FIBROMYALGIA HEALTH SPECIALIST LEVEL 2 COURSE YOU WILL HAVE THE EXPERTISE TO WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE FIBROMYALGIA AND YOUR CLIENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM YOUR KNOWLEDGE, COMPASSION, COMMITMENT, EXPERTISE AND INNOVATION


You will have the skills to help clients:

✓ Refocus their life's goals. ✓ Rebuild their wellness. ✓ Move past challenges. ✓ Find the motivation and tools to achieve their physical and emotional health goals. ✓ Become healthier and happier in all areas of their life. ✓ Embrace healthy new habits and refocus on goals. ✓ Release anxieties and agitation with simple and effective breathing methods. ✓ Recognize and transform common daily behaviors. You will have the knowledge to help clients: ✓ Make healthier lifestyle choices. ✓ Learn how to sleep better and increase their energy. ✓ Enhance their physical health, emotional well-being and mental strength. ✓ Cope and manage their stress, pain and emotional distress. ✓ Achieve better health and balance and rebuild their wellness. ✓ Eat better for energy levels. ✓ Lower and eliminate stress. ✓ Achieve concentration and a clear mind.

Excel in dedication, support and guidance by taking the Fibromyalgia Health Specialist course.

You will be able to:

✓ Address a wide variety of factors to help individuals feel their best. ✓ Work in conjunction with physicians to provide a vital link in the health care system. ✓ Guide your clients and become an integral part of the continuum of care. ✓ Serve as the day to day guide for your client. ✓ Lead those affected by the condition to healthy change. ✓ Develop and implement exercise programming for clients.

THE COURSE INCORPORATES VALUABLE INFORMATION


✓ Understand fibromyalgia and the impact in the individuals life. ✓ Comprehend and master health and wellness coaching methods. ✓ Discover about positive psychology and motivational strategies. ✓ Learn the diagnosis, symptoms and traditional treatments of fibromyalgia. ✓ Review the history of fibromyalgia. ✓ Gain insight on the medical conditions commonly occurring with fibromyalgia (FM). ✓ Acquire concise information about the diagnosis and symptoms. ✓ Become familiar with ways to cope with psychological aspects of FMS and flare-up management. ✓ Discover stress and anxiety management basic principles. ✓ Get to know flare-up management medications most commonly used. ✓ Gain insight on treatment pyramid nutritional supplements most often used. ✓ Know the impact of fibromyalgia in work and disability. ✓ Understand the function of nutrition and complementary medicine. ✓ Learn coping and communication skills. ✓ Gain insight on exercise programming for clients with fibromyalgia. ✓ Expand knowledge on mind-body practices for individuals who feel anxious, frustrated or unable to move forward. ✓ Discover about exercise therapy to relax contracted muscles and tendons. ✓ Amplify knowledge on basic components of therapeutic exercise. ✓ Learn about therapeutic exercise to empower ambulation, increase circulation and reduce rigidity. ✓ Acquire information intimacy, sexuality and women. ✓ Review information on work and disability. ✓ Understand the basic principles and guidelines related to yoga. ✓ Gain insight on yoga for beginners, health benefits and tips.


INTELLIGENTLY ANSWER YOUR CLIENTS' QUESTIONS WITH BENEFICIAL ADVICE THAT YOU LEARN FROM THE COURSE MODULE INFORMATION



Module 1—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Prevalence Of Fibromyalgia
  • Fibromyalgia & the therapeutic relationship
  • Fibromyalgia Definitions
  • Understanding Fibromyalgia
  • The Power Of The Mind-Body Connection

Module 2—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Brain Pain & Stress Response
  • Muscle Stiffness & Pain
  • The Role of Fascia In Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain & Fibromyalgia
  • Fibromyalgia Inflammation
  • Fibromyalgia Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia Versus Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Mental Clarity & Sleep Cycles
  • Energy & Sleep Cycles
  • Irregular Sleep Cycles
  • Fibromyalgia Skin Conditions
  • Fibro Fog
  • Cognitive Abnormalities
  • Low Blood Pressure & Dizziness
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Module 3—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
  • Standard Medical Tests
  • Food Allergies & Fibromyalgia
  • Diet & Fibromyalgia
  • Ruling Out Autoimmune Diseases
  • Fibromyalgia Tender Points
  • Juvenile Fibromyalgia

Module 4—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Fibromyalgia Emotional Traumas
  • Fibromyalgia Physical Trauma
  • Fibromyalgia Environmental Factors Triggers
  • The Connection Between Genetics, Heredity & Fibromyalgia
  • Systemic or Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chemical Imbalances
  • Depression

Module 5—Some Module Topics Include:

  • A Healthy Diet
  • A Healthy Lifestyle
  • Avoiding Suspected Trigger Foods
  • IBS & Allergies Symptom Diet
  • Fibromyalgia Myofascial Release
  • Ease the Pain with Massage Techniques
  • Fibromyalgia Gentle Exercise: What You Can Do?
  • Warming Up the Muscles & Joints
  • Types of Exercises for Fibromyalgia
  • Ease Fibromyalgia Pain With Exercises
  • Counseling for Anxiety & Depression
  • Medications For Treating The Pain
  • Over The Counter & Non-Prescription Medications

Module 6—Some Module Topics Include:

  • How-To Deal with Fatigue
  • Chronic Pain: Learning To Manage It Naturally
  • Natural Sleep Remedies For Sleeplessness
  • Fibromyalgia in The Workplace
  • Economic Factors
  • Insurance Issues
  • Finding Support
  • Dealing with Skeptics
  • Family & Friends
  • Intimacy, Sexual Dysfunction & Women
  • Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
  • Learning to Manage Fear & Frustration
  • Natural Remedies for Relaxation & Stress Control
  • Herbs & Supplements to Ease Symptoms
  • Spiritual Or Emotional Management & Healing
  • Managing Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups

Module 7—Resources/Handouts

  • Printable handouts and tips for you and your clients that you can use as educational resources.
  • 5

    An amazing resource for any individual who might be diagnosed or a family member or friend who has FM. This course provides a great amount of information for managing, living with FM along resources to seek out for possible treatments and/or organizations to seek further help.

    Using the informat ...Read More

  • 5

    I would MOST DEFINITELY recommend this Certification Course! I have gained a deeper understanding of the signs, symptoms and care for individuals with Fibromyalgia. I now comprehend why there is so much confusion and controversy with regard to this syndrome. This course has opened my eyes to the imp ...Read More

  • 5

    Auto-immune disorders are on the rise, and as a personal trainer, I am seeing more and more clients battling them. I think it’s vital for a personal trainer to be well rounded with a solid understanding of various health issues that our clients may face. There is no one size fits all program in this ...Read More