Heart Disease and Lifestyle Medicine

Heart Disease and Lifestyle Medicine

last update on: 06/24/2024

Learn the relationship between lifestyle factors and cardiovascular disease and how the current healthcare model influences treatment options.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CEU self-assessment and CEU 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 45 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA  PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Describe the modifiable risk factors of cardiovascular disease.
  • Propose the shift needed to prioritize preventative and public health care in the current model of the United States.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





45 minutes


Cardiovascular Disease

August 09, 2026


The following professions cannot earn credits for this course: Health & Wellness Coach. Users with these professions may view the course, but will not receive a certificate upon completion.