An innovative acupunch exercise program for older adults in community
Kuei-Min Chen, PhD; Hsin-Ting Huang, BS -- College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Han-Ya Tsai, MS, Department of Nursing, Ming Shan Tzu-An-Home Assisted Living Facility, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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The purpose of this presentation is to introduce a newly-developed complementary health practice method, the Healthy Beat Acupunch (HBA) exercise program, for global nurse practitioners and researchers who are interested in health promotion and/or health maintenance of older adults. The methodology applied to develop this exercise program will be presented.
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
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