What you'll learn

  • Review important lifestyle modification concepts for sustainable weight control within the areas of nutrition, activity, behavioral health (“mind matters”), environmental (food and social), and accountability (e.g., self-monitoring techniques)
  • Describe the important practical application of a dietary pattern’s average calorie density and its role in metabolic health, especially in terms of type 2 diabetes prevention and weight management
  • Identify the importance of and learn how to apply environmental and portion control with respect to nutritional behavior change
  • Identify how to use ancillary specialists to enhance nutritional adherence via feedback, education, and accountability

Course description

This HMS CME Online course is targeted to Primary Care and Specialty Physicians, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in all specialties.

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Course outline

  • This course is structured as follows:

    Case Presentation
    Transtheoretical Stages of Change
    Metabolic Syndrome
    Nutritional Counseling
    Resources and Referrals
    Summary

    CME Posttest

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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