Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches to prevent, treat, and oftentimes, reverse the lifestyle-related, chronic diseases that are all too prevalent.
In this professional series, Dr. Amanda McKinney, an American College of Lifestyle Medicine fellow, explores Lifestyle Medicine’s principles and how to use them in treating many common chronic diseases. Licensed medical practitioners can refresh or add to their existing knowledge of Lifestyle Medicine. The DoaneX Lifestyle Medicine Professional Series Certificate program allows licensed medical practitioners to earn Continuing Medical Education credits.
These CME credits satisfy the eligibility requirement for ABLM certification. Board certification is essential to changing reimbursement models in healthcare delivery and these courses help achieve board certification while also providing specific practice-based knowledge.
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“Dr. Amanda McKinney has formulated a series of lifestyle medicine courses that thoroughly stress fundamental and foundational knowledge. This highly professional contribution is definitely a must for anyone aspiring to possess the necessary tools essential for excellence in the specialty of lifestyle medicine”. - Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. MD ACLM 2017 Lifetime Achievement Winner
These courses are designed as Continuing Medical Education for Physicians, Physician's Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. Courses are open to all but you must be a licensed medical practitioner to earn CMEs.
- Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies
- The root causes of chronic diseases
- Specific lifestyle based treatment protocols
- The skills needed to help patients make difficult lifestyle and behavior changes to treat chronic diseases of lifestyle.