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CME : 27.50

Lifestyle Medicine in Day-to-Day Practice: Skills Development Programs for Guiding Patients to Healthier Lives

Dec 06 - 08, 2018   |   Waltham, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Specialties : Nutrition   |   Lifestyle Medicine
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Lifestyle Medicine in Day-to-Day Practice: Skills Development Programs for Guiding Patients to Healthier Lives is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2018 at Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Wellness Coaches, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Dietitians, Social Workers, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Residents, Fellows in Training, Personal Trainers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 27.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description:
Most practices grapple with the challenge of enabling patients to be drivers of their own wellness regimen. Exercise is a vital part of Lifestyle Medicine, which not only prevents disease but is integral to the treatment, management (and reversal) of many noncommunicable chronic diseases: type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stroke, high cholesterol, many cancers including breast and colon, depression, anxiety, osteoarthritis, and sexual health issues. This course offers proven strategies to counsel and motivate patients and offers evidence-based tools and techniques to prescribe individualized exercise programs.

Attendees receive the latest updates in exercise risks and outcomes, best practices for behavioural counselling, exercise demonstration techniques, and guidelines for patient-centered exercise prescription. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hone new skills through participation in exercise demonstration sessions and workshops for an office-based fitness assessment. The economics of healthcare reform increasingly pressure clinicians to promote physical activity. This course provides education to stay at the forefront of this critical global trend and to lead by example in transforming our patients and ourselves to Active Lives.

The one-day course Culinary Health Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching will provide attendees with expanded skills, resources and education to help patients improve their attitude and habits to increase home cooking of healthier food.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Apply important principles of exercise science to adult and pediatric patients.
• Negotiate and write an effective exercise prescription.
• Demonstrate various exercise activities for personal use and the purposes of educating patients.
• Track the results of a patient’s physical activity plan.
• Improve and maintain a personal program of regular physical activity.
• Translate culinary medicine knowledge and skills into coaching practice to improve the health and nutrition of patients.
• Provide guidance to patients for shopping, food storage and meal preparation.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Cheri Ann Blauwet
Cheri Ann Blauwet

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rani Polak
Rani Polak

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Pegg Frates
Elizabeth Pegg Frates

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Edward M. Phillips
Edward M. Phillips

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Registration Desk

Contact No. 617-384-8600
Email
CEPrograms@hms.harvard.edu

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Venue Address

Conference Center At Waltham Woods
860 Winter Street
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Boston-Waltham,

385 Winter St,,

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America 02451,

1 781 8902800 exwaltham.wtmm

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