Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine
This one-day masterclass will provide busy GPs, Practice Nurses and Pharmacists with tools to tackle complex presentations with simple yet effective evidence derived lifestyle medicine interventions.
The increase in non-communicable disease and the rise in lifestyle related illnesses require a broad approach but with specific interventions
April 28, 2018
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Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP)
The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) – formerly Coronary Health Improvement Project – is an affordable, lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle modifications. The goal is to lower blood cholesterol, hypertension, and blood sugar levels and reduce excess weight. This is done by improving dietary choices, enhancing daily exercise, increasing support systems and decreasing stress, thus aiding in preventing and reversing disease.
Lifestyle Medicine Course Syllabus
Lifestyle Medicine Course Syllabus, presented by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, is based on the foundational work of ACLM Board Member Beth Frates, MD, who created the lifestyle medicine course at Harvard Extension School, available to undergraduate, master, and other professional students interest in health and wellness. This course has consistently been one of the most popular courses at Harvard Extension.
Starting with a focus in the health sciences, NextGenU.org now brings over 5 years of uniquely offering courses for credit for free, registrants in over 190 countries, a $16 million endowment, and funders and partners including CDC, Harvard, NATO, Stanford, and WHO.
NextGenU.org is offering an introductory course in Lifestyle Medicine which is intended for primary care physicians and other mid-to-senior-level healthcare professionals in training and in practice. It provides foundational theoretical and practical knowledge and skills as well as an opportunity to plan strategies and practice techniques to assist patients in achieving a positive health behavior change (with locally and globally available peers and mentors). All components of this training (like all NextGenU.org trainings) are free, including registration, learning, testing, and a certificate of completion.
Lifestyle Medicine Online Education
Offered by LMGA Members
Offered by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine:
Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies Program
The Lifestyle Medicine Core Competency Online Program is a CME accredited, evidence-based program designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for doctors as well as nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, health coaches, and other allied health professionals with an interest in learning the basic foundational principles of lifestyle medicine. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is available for select medical specialties.