Incorporating LM Into PCP: Perceptions and Practices

AJLM CME/CE Article Quiz Volume 17, Issue 5: Incorporating Lifestyle Medicine Into Primary Care Practice: Perceptions and Practices of Family Physicians 

Price per Article:

Nonmember - $40
Member - FREE


Credits: 1 CME/CE Credit

Full Accreditation information listed below.

Lifestyle medicine (LM) uses therapeutic lifestyle behavior change to address the root causes of chronic diseases. The purpose of this study was to assess family physicians’ perceptions and utilization of LM principles in their primary care practices, as well as identify reported barriers to implementation. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize lifestyle medicine training prevalence among family physicians
  2. Identify lifestyle medicine utilization by family physicians
  3. Identify the primary perceived barriers of family physicians in incorporating lifestyle medicine into practice 
  4. Recall the general lifestyle medicine related core competency gaps reported by family physicians 

Format: This learning activity consists of one AJLM article and one quiz.

Duration: 1 hour

Assessment and Measurement: A score of 80% or higher on the quiz is required to pass the learning activity.

Specifications: This course can be viewed on desktop, tablet or mobile device.

Term of Approval: September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2026 

Enrollment: Access to online material is granted through the term of approval which ends August 31, 2026. 

Course Faculty: 

  • Jonathan Bonnet, MD, MPH, DipABOM, DipABLM, FAAFP, FACLM 
  • Micaela Karlsen, PhD, MSPH 
  • Brenda Rea, MD, DrPH, PT, RD, FACLM

Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Designation Statement:
For Medicine: Rush University Medical Center designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

For Nursing:
Rush University Medical Center designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 nursing contact hour(s). 

For Pharmacy:
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hour(s) for pharmacists. 

For Psychologists:
Rush University Medical Center designates this journal-based CME activity for 1.00 CE credits in psychology. 

For Dieticians:
This journal-based CME activity l has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.00 CPEUs. 

For Social Work:
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Rush University Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved continuing education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 general continuing education credits. 

For Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy:
Rush University Medical Center is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000378) and occupational therapy (224.000220) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Rush University Medical Center designates this journal-based CME activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.

By participating in this activity, you allow your learner data to be shared with the ACCME and the appropriate certifying board.

ABLM MOC: The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved 1.0 maintenance of certification credits for this learning activity. 

Disclosure Statement:
As a provider of continuing education, Rush University Medical Center asks everyone who has the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose information about all of their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. There is no minimum financial threshold; individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies. Individuals must disclose regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any potential conflicts of interest prior to the start of the activity. All information disclosed must be shared with the participants/learners prior to the start of the educational activity.

Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with requirements of the FDA, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.

Individuals in control of content have disclosed the following: 

  • Rohit Moghe, PharmD, MSPH, CDCES, Member, Speakers Bureau, Novo Nordisk

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated. The remaining course director(s), planner(s), faculty, and reviewer(s) of this activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.


9/1/2023 - 8/31/2026 11:59 AM

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