This event includes, as part of the registration fee, an opportunity for CME and nursing credit.
Demonstrate efficacy of prescribing a whole foods, plant-based eating plan in patients with heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, type II diabetes, and obesity.
Define and name examples of an evidence-based, whole foods, plant-based eating plan.
Analyze stages of behavioral change, and the hurdles that interfere with compliance (i.e. The Pleasure Trap, Esteem Dynamics).
Explain how the digestive system works and is impacted by the foods we eat.
Show how to prescribe, eat, and enjoy a whole foods, plant-based lifestyle.
Continuing Medical Education
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) through the joint providership of Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and PlantStrong. MAHEC is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: MAHEC adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support to continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the time of the activity.
Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 21.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
21.25 Nursing Contact Hours
MAHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend 80% of the activities to receive credit.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): MAHEC designates this live continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 2.1 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
MAHEC will provide up to 21.25 contact hours to participants.