Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine
Lifestyle medicine is a branch of evidence-based medicine in which comprehensive lifestyle changes are used to prevent, treat and reverse the progression of chronic diseases by addressing their underlying causes.
With an online Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine, you will gain the knowledge and skills to implement the practice of lifestyle medicine that is successful for the individual and your practice. This program focuses on the science behind lifestyle medicine and its efficacy as compared to current western medical practices, the science and psychology of behavior change and how to be successful at helping patients change behaviors and novel lifestyle medicine practice models that are reimbursable under the current payment systems.
Consisting of three courses, this online certificate program provides you the evidence and research through video content. Interactive elements throughout the course provide tools for learning and check understanding of content presented. Each course could take 5-15 hours to complete.
AMA Category I CME credits are available for each course. For successful completion of each course, 5-15 Category I CME credits will be granted with 30 CME credits total available for all three courses. Successful completion of the courses is defined as viewing all content and obtaining a score of 80% on all quiz questions.
- Lifestyle Medicine Fundamentals
- Lifestyle Medicine Treatments of Chronic Disease – Part 1
- Lifestyle Medicine Treatments of Chronic Disease – Part 2
- Applying Health Coaching in Patient Care