Module 33: Systematic Approaches to Obesity
Students will gain a basic understanding of the concepts of Culinary Medicine. Students will discuss the impact of medical interaction and intervention in the prevention and treatment of diet-related illnesses. Students will also learn basic kitchen safety and knife handling skills.
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
- Registered Dietitian
- Master and Doctorate Level Nutritionist
- Certified Diabetic Educator
- Discuss the benefits of the Mediterranean and DASH diets.
- Describe, compare, and contrast the DASH diet and Mediterranean diet.
- List the 9 dietary components of the Mediterranean diet.
- Describe the health benefits of each fundamental Mediterranean diet component.
- Quote research based outcomes used to demonstrate effective diet/health connections.
- Understand the basics of mindfulness and its potential effect on weight management, disease prevention/treatment and mood (quality of life).
- Provide examples that relate the impact of diet and exercise to positive or negative health outcomes.
- Defend the importance of a physician’s role in order to nurture healthy lifestyles and alleviate diet-related illness.
- Summarize the positive physician impact points on patient lifestyle.
- Translate evidence-based facts to patient-level information.
- Have dialog with patients about quick, easy, healthy menu planning and food preparation.
- Discuss the social and philosophical impacts on eating habits such as cost, availability, culture, education, location, religion, morality, etc. and the importance of relating to the audience/patient in these terms.
- Timothy S. Harlan, MD
- Chef Jonathan Jay Judy
- Chef Cesar Rivera Cruzado
- Dr Youcheng Wang
- Kerri Dotson, RD
- Barbara Kamp RD
- Cecilia Hatfield
- Sabrina Falquier Montgrain, MD
- Lisabeth Boulware
- Leticia Hall
- Naomi Loughlin
- Sheena King
Continuing Education Accreditation Information
- 3.00 ABIM MOC 2
- 3.00 ACPE PharmacistThe 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 technicianThe 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
- 3.00 CDRThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 3.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.
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