●Review the health benefits of physical activity.
●Recognize barriers on the part of the provider that limit our discussion of exercise with our patients.
●Understand the current recommendations for physical activity including: time per week, exercise intensity, and recommendations for pregnant patients and those with chronic disease.
●Understand the current recommendations for screening prior to exercise in patients with chronic medical conditions.
●Help patients devise strategies to introduce physical activity into their routine.
●Become familiar with resources to connect our patients with for exercise in their area.
Recommended CitationHaines, PGY-2, Caitlyn, "Exercise Prescriptions in Primary Care" (2020). Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Paper 453.