Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition Online Course

Course Description

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine is pleased to offer the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition. This course is developed by co-authors and faculty John Kelly, MD, MPH, DipABLM and Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM, with active feedback from an editorial Advisory Panel that includes experts in the field of Lifestyle Medicine.

The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course 2nd Edition is an evidence-based course designed to provide a review and successfully prepare candidates for the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) Certification Exam. Please note that no single course can do justice to the breadth of a medical specialty and that it is up to the exam registrant to ensure that their knowledge is in line with the published exam competencies (ABLM.co/how).

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the pillars of evidence-based lifestyle medicine and how it can prevent, treat and reverse disease.
  2. Review evidence-based lifestyle medicine prescriptions and their clinical application.
  3. Review evidence-based lifestyle medicine content that will be tested on the Lifestyle Medicine Board Certification Exam.

3rd Edition Debut in March 2021

The current Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review, 2nd Edition expires on March 15, 2021. A newly revised and updated Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review, 3rd Edition will debut in March 2021- exact date to be determined. This new 3rd Edition includes expert feedback and updates based on evidence-based practice, guidelines, and research.

If you choose to purchase the current Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition between January 15, 2021 and the launch of the new Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 3rd Edition, you will be granted immediate access to 2nd edition online content and be automatically upgraded to the 3rd edition upon its launch. Your printed manual will not be processed until April 1, 2021 so that you may receive the 3rd Edition manual.

Those who have been enrolled for less than 2 years, will be given complimentary online-access to the NEW Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review, 3rd Edition for two years. As a bonus, the updated Board Review course is also CME/CE approved as a new education activity. This means that even if you have already received credit for the 2nd Edition, you may receive additional credit for the new program as well.

As a reminder, you will not have access to the 2nd Edition of the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review after March 15, 2021. Please note that you may not earn or complete any CME/CE credit for the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review 2nd Edition after March 15, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time (USA) under any circumstance and regardless of when you completed the lessons themselves. There will be no exceptions to this rule.

As access to the 2nd Edition of the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review will be closing March 15 at 11:59pm Pacific Time (USA), we strongly encourage you to complete your course and download your CME/CE certificate for your records prior to this time.

Please NOTE: Course progress and partial completion of the current Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review course will not transfer to the newly updated CME/CE accredited course. In order to earn the CME/CE credit associated with the current version of the course, please plan to complete the course and download your certificate for your records by March 15, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time (USA).

If you have questions, please connect with the education department at: education@lifestylemedicine.org

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COMPONENT 1 - Board Review Course Manual Sections and Quiz Questions (20 hours): The Board Review Course Manual is available in printed form and online within the ACLM learning management system. The manual consists of 10 sections, an index, a Lifestyle Medicine article appendix, detailed graphics, tables and figures, and over 130 quiz questions. Each of the ten sections have corresponding quiz questions available to complete in the paper copy of the book and online via the ACLM LMS. Enrollees seeking CME/CE credits will be required to read the material and complete the quiz questions online via the LMS to receive their CME/CE Certificate. This course component will account for 20 hours.  In order to receive credit, you must complete the entire course. The manual content includes the following ten (10) topic sections:

  1. Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine
  2. Fundamentals of Health Behavior Changes
  3. Key Clinical Processes in Lifestyle Medicine
  4. The Role of Physician Health and the Physician’s Personal Health
  5. Nutrition Science, Assessment and Prescription
  6. Physical Activity Science and Prescription
  7. Emotional and Mental Well-Being, Assessment and Interventions
  8. Sleep Health Science and Interventions
  9. Fundamentals of Tobacco Cessation and Managing Risky Alcohol Use
  10. The Role of Connectedness and Positive Psychology

COMPONENT 2 -
Articles and Quiz Questions (4 hours): The manual also includes 13 Key Lifestyle Medicine Article Summaries with 2 corresponding review questions. Enrollees seeking CME/CE credits must read the article summaries and complete the questions via the online course to receive their CME/CE Certificate. This course component will account for 4 hours.


COMPONENT 3 -
Online Review Lectures (6 hours):
There are 6 review lectures with corresponding questions, provided by John Kelly, MD, MPH, DipABLM and Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM. Enrollees seeking CME credits for the course will be required to complete the review lectures and corresponding questions via the online course to receive their CME/CE Certificate. This course component will account for 6 hours. Review Lectures include:

  1. The What and the Why for Lifestyle Medicine | John Kelly, MD, MPH, DipABLM
  2. Health Behavior Change | Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM
  3. Chronic Diseases, Insulin Resistance, Epigenetics, Sleep and Labs | John Kelly, MD, MPH, DipABLM
  4. Emotional Well-being, Obesity, Action and Relapse Plans | Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM
  5. Nutrition and Key Lifestyle Medicine Studies | John Kelly MD, MPH, DipABLM
  6. Physical Activity and Implementing Lifestyle Medicine into Practice | Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM
 

John Kelly, MD, MPH, LM Specialist

Co-author, ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course
Lead Faculty, Reversing Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance with LM

“Dr. John,” as he is affectionately called by patients and staff, is passionate about Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Kelly completed his undergraduate education in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude as a McMurran Scholar. He then completed the Dual Degree Program at Loma Linda University, receiving his MD in 2000 and his MPH in Epidemiology in 2002 with honors. He completed residency training in Preventive Medicine in 2003 and received ABPM Board certification in 2004.

Dr. Kelly received the AMA Excellence in Medicine Award in 2004 as a Young Physician for his work in establishing the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, the medical specialty society for clinicians who specialize in the use of therapeutic lifestyle interventions in the treatment and management of disease. (www.lifestylemedicine.org) He served as founding President for ACLM. Dr. Kelly accepted an appointment as Assistant Research Professor in the Nutrition Department at Loma Linda University with the Lifestyle Research Initiative where he conducted a multi-center outcomes analysis of lifestyle centers in the U.S. and served as Co-PI for a multi-$million diabetes research project in the Marshall Islands.

He continues to work with ongoing studies investigating the use of therapeutic lifestyle interventions in the treatment and management of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and related chronic diseases. He is presently Director of Medical Education & Research at the Black Hills Lifestyle Medicine Center (www.BHLMC.org). He was Medical Director for outpatient lifestyle programs. Dr. Kelly enjoys sharing the scientific evidence for the use of lifestyle to treat, prevent and reverse disease with his patients and with other practitioners, researchers and the public. He gives invited expert presentations on Lifestyle Medicine, Epigenetics and other topics internationally. He also serves as a Lifestyle Medicine expert consultant

Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM

Jeni Shull is a board certified Family and Preventive Medicine physician. Dr. Shull graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine as a Primary Care Scholarship recipient. She pursued her interest in whole person care and nutrition at Loma Linda University’s Family and Preventive Medicine residency, where she served as chief resident for both programs.

During residency, Dr. Shull completed her masters in Population Medicine, organized a farm share for the residency clinic, and received the Resident Teacher of the Year Award and the Will Alexander Whole Person Care Award. She then attended the first Lifestyle Medicine Fellowship at the Black Hills Health and Education Center under Dr. John Kelly, founder of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). She worked with Dr. Kelly and ACLM to co-author and revise the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course. Currently, she is the medical director of Well Life by Schneck in Seymour, Indiana, a Lifestyle Medicine focused employer-based clinic; and she is the co-chair of the ACLM Education Committee. Dr. Shull enjoys speaking about, writing on, and living out lifestyle medicine principles that can prevent or reverse disease.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Shull enjoys hiking, singing on her church worship team, traveling, trying new recipes, and spending time with her family.

What are the credentials of the curriculum authors? 
The authors of this course are clinical subject matter experts in their fields, including faculty who are board-certified in Preventive, Family, Lifestyle Medicine. They have achieved professional clinical degrees and have substantially contributed to the research and advancement of the Lifestyle Medicine profession.    

What does it mean that the curriculum is evidence based? 
The curriculum was designed based on a collection of the national guidelines as well as foundational and updated research for each content area. In addition, the recommendations of national professional societies are incorporated, as well as the core peer-reviewed journal articles that contribute to the evidence base in this field. 

Who will benefit from this course? 
The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Official Lifestyle Medicine Board Review course is designed to provide a review and prepare candidates to sit for and successfully pass the Lifestyle Medicine Board Certification Exam. It is applicable to physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, registered dietitians, and others seeking to become certified in Lifestyle Medicine.   

What is the format of the content? 
This self-study review course consists of a Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Manual (available in print form and accessible online in the online course). The manual includes 10 sections that align with the ABLM competencies, and includes an index, key Lifestyle Medicine research summaries, detailed graphics, tables and figures, more than 130 review questions and covers the information from which questions are written for the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine Certification Exam. This course also includes 6 review lectures led by Drs. Kelly and Shull. The course is completed online via the ACLM learning management system. Users are able to go through the voice-over presentations and complete corresponding quizzes at their own pace.

Is this content accredited for CME? 
This course is available as a non-CME/CE accredited course and as a CME/CE accredited course.
*Please Note: The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition (with 30 CM/CEE credits) is approved by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) in order to fulfill the 30 hour online CME prerequisite. The non-CME accredited course does not serve as a prerequisite for the ABLM exam. For more questions about ABLM prerequisites, please visit ablm.co or contact info@ablm.co

Will I receive a certificate of completion? 
All participants who complete the 30-hour CME/CE accredited course and pass the post-module evaluation will be eligible to receive an online CME/CE certificate of completion. 

I'm a registered nurse, registered dietitian, physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, social worker, speech therapist or audiologist; may I receive credit for this content? 
Yes! See details below:  

Accreditation Statement
In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  
  
Designation Statement  
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring learning activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  
  
This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.  
ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses  
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 30.00 contact hours.  
  
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this live activity for 30.00 Continuing Education credit(s).  
  
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based CPE activity for 30.00 contact hours for pharmacists.  
  
The Commission on Dietetic Registration accepts self-study programs approved through the ACCME.  

How recent is the content? 
The program was developed and launched March 15, 2019. The content reflects the recent work in this field. Faculty will be updating the content in March 2021, and enrollees have 2-year access to the program.  
 

How long do I have access to the content? 
Course purchasers will have access to the online course for two years.  

If you're interested in more information about Lifestyle Medicine or Lifestyle Medicine training, contact education@lifestylemedicine.org

 

Course Pricing with 30 CME/CE credits*:

    Non-Members: $899 | ACLM Members: $674.25 25% member savings!

Course Pricing without CME credits*:

    Non-Members: $499 | ACLM Members: $374.25 25% member savings!

*Please Note: The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition (with 30 CME credits) is approved by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) in order to fulfill the 30 hour online CME prerequisite. For more questions about ABLM prerequisites, please visit ablm.co or contact info@ablm.co

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Format

The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition is hosted online via the ACLM Learning Management System and consists of 3 main components: a board review course manual (provided in print and accessible online within the learning management system) with over 130 review questions, 13 key Lifestyle Medicine article summaries with review questions, and 6 online review lectures with corresponding review questions.

Printed Manual - Please expect to receive domestically shipped manuals within 2-3 weeks and internationally shipped manuals within 3-4 weeks of purchase.

Online Review Lectures - Six (6) review lectures with corresponding review questions available within the online course.

Target Audience


Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, registered dietitians, certified diabetes educators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, and more!
In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  

Designation Statement 
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 30 contact hours.
This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support. 
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity for 30 contact hours for pharmacists. 
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
Rush University designates this live activity for 30 Continuing Education credit(s). 
The Commission on Dietetic Registration accepts self-study programs approved through the ACCME.   

             

The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has approved 30 continuing education credits for NBC-HWCs upon successful completion of the Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review course.


If purchased prior to March 15, 2019, Accreditation provided by:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Lee Health and American College of Lifestyle Medicine. The Lee Health System is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lee Health designates these enduring materials for 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm as noted in the description of each featured course. Physicians and allied health professionals should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in these activities.

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