Diet & Lifestyle Intervention Course

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Program Description:

This program will teach you how to develop a practice using diet and lifestyle as primary intervention tools; and specific protocols for helping people to regain and/or maintain their health. It is designed for doctors, physician assistants, dietitians, nurses, physical therapists, nutritionists, and all health professionals, but participation is open to anyone.

Topics include a review of the science of diet and health; diet and disease; diabetes; heart disease; autoimmune diseases; gastrointestinal diseases; women’s health; men’s health; children’s health; vaccinations; mental health; cancer treatment; and musculoskeletal conditions.

You do not have to be a practitioner to take this course; laypersons are welcome too!

 

39 CME’s for physicians; 39 contact hours for nurses; 39 level 3 CPEs for dietitians

 

Upon completion of the course, the healthcare provider will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate published research in order to make better recommendations to patients about diet and health
  • Better communicate with patients about the importance of diet and lifestyle when making treatment decisions, and engage the patient in more active decision-making
  • Prescribe specific diet and lifestyle interventions for patients with chronic degenerative diseases, and assist those patients in reducing or eliminating medications where appropriate
  • Develop relationships with providers who can assist in patient care outside of the provider’s practice specialty or scope of practice
  • Establish a profitable practice using diet and lifestyle as the primary intervention tools

 

Who should take this course:

  • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, nutritionists, athletic trainers, yoga teachers, nutritionists, physical therapists, and other professionals in health-related fields who want to learn more about how to address health issues of patients and clients in practice
  • Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians who want to earn continuing education credits with information and skills that improve patient/client care and lead to significantly better outcomes
  • Laypersons who want to deepen their knowledge of health and healthcare

 

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For more information or to schedule a phone call to talk email pampopper@msn.com

Enrollment Instructions (PDF – updated July 2017)
Enrollment Agreement (updated July 2017)
Student Disclosure Form (PDF – updated Oct 2016)