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Lifestyle Nutrition


Contact Hours: 12 hours/1.2 CEU/12 CCU

Length: Self-paced

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For: PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MD, DO, RN, NP, PA, PSYCH, Other Licensed Health Care Providers

Nutrition plays a vital role in health and wellness. This course will help the learner recognize the role food plays in lifestyle-related disease. In Lifestyle Medicine, the practitioner must move beyond diets and work to change behaviors through medical nutrition counseling. A special focus will be on nutritional prescription that will inspire clients to change food consumption habits to improve the human experience.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

  1. Understand current American dietary guidelines and how science-based recommendations are different
  2. Describe the role and implication of nutrition in common lifestyle-related diseases and how Lifestyle Medicine can prevent/treat/reverse common chronic diseases affecting the United States
  3. Cite relevant nutrition studies for nutrition prescriptions
  4. Summarize impact of nutrition on sleep and stress and emotional well being
  5. Briefly describe role of epigenetics and nutrition
  6. List key macro and micronutrient areas where Americans get too much and or are lacking
  7. Summarize how the physiology of diabetes is impacted with plant-based nutrition
  8. Be able to use nutrition in all phases of illness and health
  9. Understand how to make Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Recommendations
  10. Develop an understanding on how to coach a person through a nutrition prescription



Evidence In Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. By taking an EIM continuing education course designed for OTs/OTAs you may qualify for AOTA CEUs. *The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Des Moines University Accreditation Statement

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CEU and Cancellation Policy

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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