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Gaps in Prevention: Lifestyle Medicine and How is it Relevant to Your Practice - Physician Competencies
October 27, 2011
 

Originally Broadcast October 27, 2011

Addressing Clinical Gaps in Prevention: Lifestyle Medicine
and How it is Relevant to Your Practice - Physician Competencies

Accreditation Statement:
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In order to receive CME credit, please complete and submit the following three handouts provided in the right toolbar: Participation Record, Evaluation Form, and Post Test. Participants will need to answer 4 out of 5 questions correctly in order to pass the Post Test and receive credit.

Objectives:

At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:
1. Describe the leading health indicators that are amenable to lifestyle change
2. Explain the evidence regarding the effectiveness of behavior change and improved health outcomes
3. Describe the competencies physicians should have to effectively perform lifestyle interventions

Statement of need:
This activity is an archived version of a two-part webinar series to help physicians and other health professionals recognize the challenges and solutions to addressing behavioral risk factors in primary care practice.  In the first webinar, participants will gain an understanding of the competencies that physicians need to address behavioral risk factors.  In the second webinar, participants will receive specific training on how to assess risk unhealthy behaviors, counsel patients, and provide appropriate prescriptions for patients in order to make and maintain changes.

CME Activity Planning Committee:
Donald Zeigler, PhD, Director, Prevention & Healthy Lifestyles, AMA
Suzen Moeller, PhD, Senior Scientist, Prevention & Healthy Lifestyles, AMA
Brooke Zeller, Program Manager, Integrated Marketing, AMA
Mary Kelly, Program Administrator, AMA PRA Standards & Policy, AMA
Amber Ryan, MEd, Research Associate, Physician Health & Health Care Disparities, AMA
Vickie Grosso, Program Assistant, Physician Health & Health Care Disparities, AMA

Faculty:
Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, Assistant Professor, Depts of Public Health Sciences and Internal Medicine, Univ of California, Davis [Faculty]
Donald Zeigler, PhD, Director, Prevention & Healthy Lifestyles, AMA [Content Consultant]
Suzen Moeller, PhD, Senior Scientist, Prevention & Healthy Lifestyles, AMA [Content Consultant]
Amber Ryan, MEd, Research Associate, Physician Health & Health Care Disparities, AMA [Content Consultant]

Disclosure:
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, neither the planners nor the faculty have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Medium used:
Participation in this activity requires an active internet connection and an Adobe PDF Reader.

Estimated time to complete:
One hour

Dates of original release:
Feb 1, 2012

Expiration date:
Feb 1, 2015

Hardware/Software Requirements:
• Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher.
• Web Browser: MS Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.
• Browser Plug-in: Adobe Flash Player
• PDF Reader: Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher

Provider Contact Information:
Amber L. Ryan, MEd, American Medical Association, amber.ryan@ama-assn.org, 312-464-5659

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Copyright:
Copyright © 2011 American Medical Association.  All rights reserved.

 

 
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