The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) today announced a total of 41.5 CME/CE credit hours will be available for its 2022 Lifestyle Medicine Conference, to be held in-person November 13 to 16, 2021, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, FL. The event, also available virtually, will showcase practical ways lifestyle medicine is changing the face of medical education and clinical practice to restore health for those living with chronic conditions. It will also award Lifetime Achievement honors to Jack (posthumously) and Elaine LaLanne and to Kenneth Cooper, MD.
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) today announced up to 41.5 possible in-person and virtual general CME/CE credit hours for its 2022 Lifestyle Medicine Annual Conference, to be held November 13 to 16, 2021, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, FL. The hybrid event, "Rebuilding Healthcare Better," will showcase practical ways lifestyle medicine is changing the face of medical education and clinical practice to restore health to those living with chronic diseases. As part of the event, ACLM will honor Jack LaLanne (posthumously) and Elaine LaLanne and Kenneth Cooper, MD, with its Lifetime Achievement awards.
Both in-person and virtual conference attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 41.5 hours of continuing medical education, including AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™️. Credit hours are available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, dietitians and health and wellness coaches.
Recognizing exceptional achievement and contributions to advocating for exercise in medicine, a key pillar of lifestyle medicine, the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented posthumously to "godfather of modern fitness" Jack LaLanne and to his wife, Elaine, with the 2022 award presented to the "father of aerobics" Dr. Kenneth Cooper.
Conference speakers will include: 20th U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, FASA; gut health expert Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MSCI; food policy expert and author Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH; New York Health Plan and Hospitals CEO Michael Katz, MD; Forbes contributor, author, Stanford Medical School faculty member and former CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, Robert Pearl, MD; as well as Institute for Advancing Health Value Executive Director Eric Weaver, DHS, MHA.
Serving as the annual conference of the nation's fastest growing medical professional association, LM2022 is for primary care and specialist physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, speech audiologists, psychologists, health coaches, healthcare executives, students, residents and others seeking to learn more about lifestyle medicine and/or establish or grow lifestyle medicine practices.
In addition to its line-up of keynote speakers, the conference will include concurrent sessions, pre- and post-conference workshops, an exhibitor pavilion, the annual Lifestyle Medicine Celebration reception and awards ceremony, and networking opportunities with like-minded medical professionals and industry leaders. Concurrent sessions for the in-person event will be offered in tracks for the first time: Allied Health Professionals; the Business of Lifestyle Medicine; the Science of Lifestyle Medicine; and the "How" of Lifestyle Medicine.
A wide array of both pre- and post-conference in-depth workshops will be offered as part of the registration process at an additional registration fee. These will cover topics such as lifestyle medicine in community healthcare as well as in healthcare systems; behavior change science; workforce well-being; pediatric obesity; the lifestyle medicine education spectrum; women's health; lifestyle medicine protocols and standardization in care; shared medical appointments; and optimizing exercise for all.
"This year's conference promises to be a premier convener for lifestyle medicine subject matter experts, thought leaders and clinicians passionate about rebuilding healthcare better," said ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM. "More than ever before, lifestyle medicine is recognized for value in solving for the mismatch between health care outcomes and health care costs at the national health care policy level and at the health system level. I get more excited every year knowing that the national conference will jumpstart clinicians and all providers looking for the knowledge and implementation strategies to improve their patient care and rebuild healthcare better from the ground up with a lifestyle first approach."
For more information about LM2022, accreditation information, exhibit sponsorship opportunities, or to register, see https://lmconference.org/.
In-person and virtual general registration (not including workshops) until August 29th will be: $849 for members and $1,099 for nonmembers. From August 30 to November 13, pricing increases to $949 for members and $1,199 for nonmembers.
General in-person event registration will close September 23 or when the 1,900-person maximum in-person capacity for the main ballroom is reached. Virtual registration will remain open during the conference.
Pre- and post-conference workshop pricing for the three-hour workshops is $120 for members and $170 for non-members. Pre- and post-conference workshop registration will close on November 1, 2022, or when capacity is reached for each workshop. Workshop registration is not available for virtual attendees and the workshops will not be recorded.
Student and resident in-person pricing is $499 for members and $599 for nonmembers. Virtual student and resident registration is $49 for members and $149 for non-members. Those who verify enrollment in an academic program (at least 1/2 time) or employment through a residency program qualify for specially discounted LM2022 registration rates. To submit your enrollment or employment documents to apply for the LM2022 trainee discounted registration please use this form.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: The American College of Lifestyle Medicine is the nation's medical professional society advancing lifestyle medicine as the foundation for a redesigned, value-based and equitable healthcare delivery system, leading to whole person health. 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 health restoration as opposed to disease management.
LM2022 Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 41.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 41.5 nursing contact hour(s).
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based live activity for a maximum of 16.75 contact hour(s) for pharmacists.
Rush University Medical Center designates this activity for 41.5 CE credits in psychology.
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
Rush University designates this live activity for a maximum of 41.5 continuing education credits for physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, nutritionists, speech pathologists, audiologists, and/or psychologists.
This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 41.5 CPEUs.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
The LM2022 General Conference is an Approved CE Course (CEA-000093-1) by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). Up to 41.5 CE can be earned through this Approved CE Course; CE will be distributed commensurate with actual attendance.
Jean Tips, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, 971-983-5383 x 119, [email protected]
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