“The designation means more healthcare professionals will be able to benefit from ACLM’s high-quality, evidence-based courses.”
ST. LOUIS (PRWEB)
August 02, 2022
The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) today announced that it has become an educational course content provider for AMA EdHub™the American Medical Association’s (AMA) comprehensive online learning platform that meets the learning, licensure, and certification needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals.
The addition of ACLM as a content provider to AMA Ed Hub will greatly expand access to evidence-based data from the professional medical society. continuing medical education courses (CME) focused on the six pillars of lifestyle medicine – nutrition, physical activity, restful sleep, stress management, positive social connection and avoidance of harmful substances. ACLM joins other well-known organizations such as the JAMA Network™, American College of Radiology, and Society of Hospital Medicine as AMA Ed Hub content providers, among many others.
“The designation of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine as an official AMA Ed Hub content provider means that more healthcare professionals will be able to experience and benefit from the ACLM’s high-quality, evidence-based education courses” , said ACLM President Catherine Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM. “We are excited to partner with the AMA to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge to apply normative whole-person lifestyle changes to treat and, when used intensively, reverse often conditions such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.”
Lifestyle medicine is a medical specialty that uses therapeutic lifestyle interventions as a primary modality to treat chronic diseases, including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and diabetes. ‘obesity. Clinicians board-certified in lifestyle medicine are trained to apply prescriptive, evidence-based, whole-person lifestyle changes to treat and, when used intensively, often reverse these conditions. . The application of the six pillars of lifestyle medicine also enables effective prevention of these conditions.
The ACLM offers more than 100 hours of CME and CE through online courses and in-person events, as well as maintenance of certification for various specialties and for those certified in the field of lifestyle medicine. Continuing medical education courses ensure that physicians and other healthcare professionals stay current in a field or specialty, improve the care they provide, and maintain licenses or credentials to practice in hospitals.
The AMA Ed Hub is a streamlined digital platform with over 8,000 activities and nearly 4,000 CME options in a variety of formats such as articles, podcasts, videos, quizzes, and interactive modules.
ABOUT ACLM – The American College of Lifestyle Medicine is the nation’s professional medical society advancing lifestyle medicine as the foundation of a redesigned, values-based health care delivery system and equitable, leading to the health of the whole person. The ACLM educates, equips, empowers and supports its members through quality evidence-based education, certification and research to identify and eradicate the root cause of chronic disease, with a clinical outcome goal of restoring health versus disease management.
ABOUT THE AMA– The American Medical Association is the powerful ally of physicians in patient care. As the only medical association that unites more than 190 state and specialty medical societies and other critical stakeholders, the AMA represents physicians with a unified voice to all key healthcare stakeholders. The AMA leverages its strength by removing barriers that interfere with patient care, leading the charge to prevent chronic disease and address public health crises, and leading the future of medicine to meet the most major health care challenges.
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