Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop - Nov 11 - 14 - Katy, TX

The Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist (AMES) workshop is coming back to Houston - November 11 - 14. The first AMES workshop was such a huge success we are offering the program again. For details go to www.AdvancedMedicalExerciseSpecialistWorkshop.com. This workshop is for all MES or PRCS grads looking to take the MET skills to the next level.

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Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist 4-Day Workshop is Coming in JULY!!!

 

The Medical Exercise Training Institute is happy to announce the presentation of our Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist 4-Day Live Workshop July 29 - August 1, 2021 at Medical Fitness Pros of Katy, TX. That's right.....we can see the light at the end of the Covid tunnel and we are taking the next step forward. 

 

The need for Medical Exercise Training will grow over the next 20 years but Covid was a booster shot! Post physical therapy clients are anxious about getting their function back. PT clinics are overwhelmed. Our seniors need to exercise to maintain their independence. The AMES is coming to Houston early. We originally scheduled this course for  November but the revision of the CDC guidelines has given us the opportunity to start "Bridging the Gap" July 29 thru August 1.

 

The Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist is for graduates of our Medical Exercise Specialist, Post Rehab Conditioning Specialist and Medical Exercise Program Director programs. As...

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Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Residency Has a 4-Day Workshop

 

Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist workshop is a 4-day hands-on workshop which is part of the AMES residency. This workshop is scheduled for November 11 - 14, 2021 @ Medical Fitness Pros in Katy, TX. This workshop will allow you to apply the MET techniques, assessments and exercise learned thru the AMES client management sessions and professional resources. Go to www.advancedmedicalexercisespecialistworkshop.com for more details.

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Medical Exercise Specialist....Are You Playing the Finite Game?

 

Medical Exercise Specialists are we truly MedXPROs or simply certification hoarders? Now we see a proliferation of medical exercise/medical fitness certifications and many are simply read a book and take an exam. Taught many times by instructors with partial backgrounds in healthcare and no direct management experience with some of the conditions reviewed in their courses. Are we playing the finite game or the infinite game?

When we started the Medical Exercise Specialist program in 1994, we weren't looking to offer another fitness certification but ultimately a new profession - "Medical Exercise Training". We recognized the future of medical exercise training and the need for Medical Exercise Specialists. With the changes to insurance reimbursement and the aging of North America, it was pretty easy to see. We were correct.

You don't build a profession on certifications; you build it by developing a specific body of knowledge and skill that is unique to that profession and...

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Will I Receive a Certification as a Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist?

 

This program leads to a recognition upon completion as a "Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist". We pattern the AMES residency after medical education. When a residency is completed, the physician simply is recognized as a specialist. The same holds for the AMES. Upon completion you are recognized as a Advanced MES or a specialist in medical exercise training. 

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I am a MES or a PRCS Student, Can I Enroll in the AMES?

 

Yes, if you are currently a student in the MES or PRCS you may enroll in the AMES residency. The residency will significantly improve your understanding of the application of MET techniques, assessments, etc. The ability to see an interact with a wide range of MET clients can only enhance your learning, understanding and application of MET. 

You may enroll in the AMES but you will not receive the AMES recognition until after your have passed the MES final exam. 

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When I Complete the AMES Can I Provide Physical Therapy?

 

Recognition as a Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist does not allow you to provide any aspects of medical diagnostics, medical treatment or therapy services. The AMES is a fitness-based program and should not be confused with education for physical or occupational therapists. 

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How Long is the AMES Residency?

 

The AMES Residency is a 1-year deep immersion in medical exercise training. The residency begins on March 28, 2021 and concludes March 2022. You will learn a tremendous amount of MET applications, techniques, assessments, etc in AMES residency year. 

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AMES Client Management Session Dates/Times

 

The AMES client management sessions are the backbone of the residency and the largest learning component of the program. There are 26 client management sessions. The client management sessions are scheduled for Sunday mornings at 9am ET/8am CT/7am MT/6am PT. Each session is recorded and available within 2 hours within the AMES Professional Resources area. 

The client management sessions are listed below:

March 28th – 6 Point Client Management System

April 11th – Medical History and Red Flag Assessment

April 25th - Histology for Medical Exercise Training

May 9th - Functional Outcome Measures

May 23rd – MET Communication & Documentation System

June 6th – MET Goniometric Assessment System

June 20th – MET Manual Muscle Testing System

July 11th – MET Gait Analysis System

July 25th – MET Posture & Imbalance Assessment System

August 8th – MET Gait & Balance Training System

August 22nd – MET Neurological Assessment...

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Who Should Enroll in the AMES?

 

The AMES residency is designed for medical exercise professionals, kinesiologists, personal trainers, rehab assistants, massage therapists, etc. Also, currently enrolled MESs, PRCSs and MEPDs are eligible to enroll in the AMES.

There is a knowledge gap for those non-METI enrollees. Everything in the AMES is based on a foundation from the MES. If you are non-METI professional may register but you will only receive the Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist recognition after completing the MES. 

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