Talking to Patients about Nutrition, Conducting Group Visits, and Billing for Nutrition

Steven Neabore, M.D., Shilpa Saxena, M.D., Caroline Trapp, D.N.P., A.P.N.-B.C., C.D.E., F.A.A.N.P.

Expires: 07/27/2020
Credits: 1.50 credit

Summary:

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 1.5 hours.

Objectives: 

Talking with Patients about Nutrition:

  • Indicate a simple means of describing cellular mechanisms of insulin resistance to patients.
  • Describe a structure for nutrition support groups.
  • Identify simple answers to common patient questions about nutrition.  

Leveraging Time and Connection with Group Medical Visits:

  • Identify the utility of the common individual face-to-face appointment model.
  • Describe unique advantages of the group medical appointment model for the management of chronic diseases rooted in poor lifestyle.
  • Identify if implementation of the lifestyle-based group visit model is feasible in his/her unique clinical setting.

Billing for Nutrition Guidance: 

  • Describe how physicians can bill for nutrition advisement in four common patient-encounter scenarios.

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