Module 1 - Introduction to Culinary Medicine 10/14/23

October 14, 2023

We present an outline of both the Mediterranean and DASH diets and examine recent sources and studies examining the effectiveness of both in terms of treating diet-related illnesses. We also review methods of communicating these principles to patients along with an introduction to basic kitchen safety and knife handling skills.

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Master and Doctorate Level Nutritionist
  • Pharmacist
  • Certified Diabetic Educator
  • Optometrist

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss the benefits of the Mediterranean diet.

  1. List the 9 dietary components of the Mediterranean diet.
  2. Describe the health benefits of each fundamental Mediterranean diet component.
  3. Quote research based outcomes used to demonstrate effective diet/health connections.
  4. Explain the basics of mindfulness and its potential effect on weight management, disease prevention/treatment and mood (quality of life).
  5. Provide examples that relate the impact of diet and exercise to positive or negative health outcomes.
  6. Defend the importance of a physician’s role in order to nurture healthy lifestyles and alleviate diet-related illness.
  7. Summarize the positive physician impact points on patient lifestyle.
  8. Translate evidence-based facts on diet and nutrition to patient-level information.
  9. Have dialogue with patients about quick, easy, healthy menu planning and food preparation.
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of calorie density vs. nutrient density.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 Completion
Course opens: 
10/14/2023
Course expires: 
12/15/2024
Event starts: 
10/14/2023 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/14/2023 - 3:30pm EDT

Planning Committee 

Timothy S. Harlan, MD (Activity Director)    
The George Washington University
 
Kerri Dotson, RD
The George Washington University
 

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence, GW requires all planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content to disclose the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with any ineligible companies within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

GW reviews all disclosure statements to determine which financial relationships are relevant to the educational content of the accredited CE Activity. An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

No Relevant Financial Relationships

Upon review of all collected information about financial relationships with ineligible companies, GW has determined that the following planners, faculty, staff, and others in control of educational content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Activity Director/Reviewer

  • Timothy S. Harlan, MD

Faculty/Planners

  • Kerri Dotson, RD

Staff

  • Leticia Hall
  • Naomi Loughlin
  • Sheena King

 

Continuing Education Accreditation Information

Physicians

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. You can check the status of your submission via the “Reported Credits” tab in your learner profile.

 

ABIM MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION (MOC) 

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 3.5\00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

 

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ earned as AOA Category 2 credit. 

It is the physician's responsibility to report CME credits earned directly to AOA.

Ways to report CME Credit: 

PHARMACISTS & Pharmacy Technicians

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE- Pharmacists#: 0536-0000-23-001-L99-P

ACPE – Pharmacy Technicians#: 0536-0000-23-001-L99-T

Release Date: April 15, 2023

Expiration Date: April 15, 2024

CE Credits: 3.00 (0.300 CEUs)

 

Other Healthcare Professionals

A certificate of participation will be provided to all other healthcare professionals.

Many credentialing bodies such as the ANCC, AANP, and AAPA) accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. If you have doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, please contact your certifying organization for clarification on credit eligibility.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 Completion
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