What are the credentials of the curriculum authors?
The authors of this course are clinical subject matter experts in their fields, including faculty who are board-certified in Preventive, Family, Lifestyle Medicine. They have achieved professional clinical degrees and have substantially contributed to the research and advancement of the Lifestyle Medicine profession.
What does it mean that the curriculum is evidence based?
The curriculum was designed based on a collection of the national guidelines as well as foundational and updated research for each content area. In addition, the recommendations of national professional societies are incorporated, as well as the core peer-reviewed journal articles that contribute to the evidence base in this field.
Who will benefit from this course?
The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Official Lifestyle Medicine Board Review course is designed to provide a review and prepare candidates to sit for and successfully pass the Lifestyle Medicine Board Certification Exam. It is applicable to physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, registered dietitians, and others seeking to become certified in Lifestyle Medicine.
What is the format of the content?
This self-study review course consists of a Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Manual (available in print form and accessible online in the online course). The manual includes 10 sections that align with the ABLM competencies, and includes an index, key Lifestyle Medicine research summaries, detailed graphics, tables and figures, more than 130 review questions and covers the information from which questions are written for the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine Certification Exam. This course also includes 6 review lectures led by Drs. Kelly and Shull. The course is completed online via the ACLM learning management system. Users are able to go through the voice-over presentations and complete corresponding quizzes at their own pace.
Is this content accredited for CME?
This course is available as a non-CME/CE accredited course and as a CME/CE accredited course.
*Please Note: The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition (with 30 CM/CEE credits) is approved by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) in order to fulfill the 30 hour online CME prerequisite. The non-CME accredited course does not serve as a prerequisite for the ABLM exam. For more questions about ABLM prerequisites, please visit ablm.co or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
All participants who complete the 30-hour CME/CE accredited course and pass the post-module evaluation will be eligible to receive an online CME/CE certificate of completion.
I'm a registered nurse, registered dietitian, physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, social worker, speech therapist or audiologist; may I receive credit for this content?
Yes! See details below:
In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring learning activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.
ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 30.00 contact hours.
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this live activity for 30.00 Continuing Education credit(s).
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based CPE activity for 30.00 contact hours for pharmacists.
The Commission on Dietetic Registration accepts self-study programs approved through the ACCME.
How recent is the content?
The program was developed and launched March 15, 2019. The content reflects the recent work in this field. Faculty will be updating the content in March 2021, and enrollees have 2-year access to the program.
How long do I have access to the content?
Course purchasers will have access to the online course for two years.
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