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Doane University

Lifestyle Medicine Core Principles

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Overview

In this course, you will explore the core Lifestyle Medicine principles that form the foundation of this emerging field of patient care and learn why the application of lifestyle medicine is needed.

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the root causes of lifestyle-related, chronic disease that's all too prevalent.

This course will review the role of oxidative stress, microbiome, and epigenetic as root causes of chronic disease and how environmental factors contribute. We will also explore the core lifestyle principles of exercise, sleep, and stress management

This offering is part of the DoaneX Lifestyle Medicine Professional Certificate program that allows licensed medical practitioners to earn Continuing Medical Education credits. These CME credits satisfy the eligibility requirement for ABLM certification. Successful completion of the Lifestyle Medicine Core Principles course can earn a licensed medical practitioner 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (CME).
You must be a licensed medical practitioner in order to receive these credits.

Taught by

Amanda McKinney

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