Below is the continuing education information for 2013. 2014 revisions are currently underway and will be posted as soon they become available.
Course Learning Objectives
At the end of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:
- Outline and critically evaluate current models of nutritional therapy.
- Use a scientifically-based approach to nutrition in treating patients.
- Recognize options for integrating nutritional therapies into a comprehensive clinical practice.
- Assess the nutritional status of patients; to propose individualized diets; and to identify and support the psychological needs of patients changing their diets.
- Answer their patients’ questions about nutrition.
- Discuss how environmental issues impact food safety and public health.
- Identify ways to effectively disseminate nutrition information in community
- Explain to patients the practical information about food and cooking required to eat a healthy diet.
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This program has been approved by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) for 24 PDA points (ACHB #592-003). Recertification category: BIO (24). Approval dates 04-12-2012 through 04-12-2014.
Certified Health Education Specialists
The Food As Medicine program is sponsored by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 23.5 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. (NCHEC Provider Number is SEP4125).
This program would qualify as Resource Development for International Coach Federation (ICF).
Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers in California (California Board of Behavioral Sciences)
Course meets the qualifications for 24 hours of continuing education credit for Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Social Workers as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #PCE418. Approval issued through R. Cassidy Seminars.
This program has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 24 CPEUs. CPE Level 2. Click here for details.
National Association of Nutrition Professionals
The National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) has approved the Food As Medicine training for a total of 24 Category I credits.
Click here to see ANCC’s website for details about applying the CME credits.
This program is approved for 23.00 contact hours of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1304148. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Indiana University School of Medicine and The Center for Mind-Body Medicine.
Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in an IUSM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
While it offers CME credits, this activity is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.
This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars. R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. Program provides (24) contact hours. Satisfactory Completion: Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other Healthcare Professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance [see Physician approval from Indiana University] to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.