Dietary Recommendations for Brain Health in Clinical Practice

Neal Barnard, MD, Susan Levin, MS, RD, CSSD

Expires: 12/31/2016
Credits: 1.00 credit

Summary:

Dr. Barnard and Ms. Levin present recommendations for protecting brain health to be used by medical practitioners. They will also describe ways to engage patients in the process of a diet change, review benefits patients may anticipate when adopting a plant-based diet, and provide key principles for helping patients sustain healthful dietary habits.

For dietitians to earn continuing education units, this web cast must be viewed with and discussed among at least 2 other medical professionals.

Planner/Presenter:

Neal Barnard, M.D.

President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D.

Director of Nutrition Education, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

The Learning Process:

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour.

Objectives:

After completion of this web cast, participants should be able to discuss:

  1. Evidenced-based approaches to incorporating dietary recommendations into clinical practice
  2. How clinicians can help their patients adopt healthful eating patterns

This course is currently expired. The course content cannot be viewed and no credits can be earned at this time. If you completed the course before it expired on 12/31/2016, you can still download your certificate of completion.