Prices per Course | NOTE: ACLM members receive an exclusive 25% discount on all pricing tiers.
Non-Members: $60 | ACLM Members: $45
Non-Doctoral Health Professional:
Non-Members: $45 | ACLM Members: $33.75
Non-Members: $30 | ACLM Members: $22.50
1.5 CME/CNE/CPE/CE Credits
(Full accreditation information listed below)
This Food as Medicine course session will provide an overview of the scientific evidence on food groups and dietary patterns for treatment and risk reduction of common lifestyle-related conditions, with a focus on cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, cancer prevention, and obesity. The session also includes a brief review of carbohydrates, fats, and protein in relation to chronic disease, as well as a discussion of practical approaches to supporting healthful dietary changes with clients and patients.
At the conclusion, participants will be able to:
- Describe dietary patterns that have been shown to be effective in the treatment and risk reduction of common lifestyle-related chronic diseases
- Discuss how diet behaviors impact chronic disease development and progression
- Identify ways in which different macronutrient sources may contribute to disease progression or improvement
- Explore basic strategies for supporting dietary behavior change
Sessions and Format
Food as Medicine: Nutrition for Treatment and Risk Reduction consists of one lecture and 1.5 hours of content.
1.5 hours of CME/CE content
This course can be viewed on desktop, tablet or mobile device. Speakers or headphones are required for this course.
Term of Approval
May 18, 2023 – May 17, 2026
Access to online material is granted through the term of approval which ends May 17, 2026.
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.
For Medicine: Rush University Medical Center designates enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For Nursing: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 nursing contact hour(s).
For Pharmacy: Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hour(s) for pharmacists.
For Psychologists: Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring activity for 1.5 CE credits in psychology.
For Dieticians: This enduring activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.5 CPEUs.
For Social Work: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Rush University Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education buy 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 1.5 general continuing education credits.
For Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy: Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy/occupational therapy by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 continuing education credits for physical therapists/ occupational therapists.
For ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
For AAFP Prescribed Credits: The AAFP has reviewed Food As Medicine: Nutrition for Treatment and Risk Reduction and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.50 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 05/18/2023 to 05/18/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For ABLM MOC: The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved 1.5 maintenance of certification credits (MOC) for this learning activity.
For NBC-HWCs: The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has approved 1.5 continuing education credits for this learning activity: CE-000071-3.
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.