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 lifestyle medicine, internal medicine, preventive medicine, family medicine, obesity medicine, psychiatry, sleep medicine, sports medicine, health and wellness coaching. 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 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 120 review questions and covers the information from which questions are written for the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine Certification Exam. This course also includes 10 section lectures. 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, 3rd Edition (with 30 CM/CE 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 evaluations 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 live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 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 Continuing Education credit(s).
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity for 30 contact hours for pharmacists.
Rush University designates this internet enduring material for 30 CE credits in psychology.
The Commission on Dietetic Registration accepts self-study programs approved through ACCME.
The ABLM and IBLM has reviewed and approved the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course as a qualifying prerequisite to sit for the ABLM exam.
The AAFP has reviewed the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course and deemed it acceptable for up to 30.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 04/01/2021 to 04/01/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has approved 30 continuing education credits for NBC-HWCs upon successful completion of the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review course.
How recent is the content?
The program was developed and launched April 6, 2021. The content reflects the recent work in this field.
How long do I have access to the content?
Course purchasers will have access to online material is granted through the term of approval which ends April 6, 2023.
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