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Food Matters

Food Matters for Health Professionals


Fall 2019 Dates:
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6 - 9 PM
Friday, October 11, 2019, 9 AM - 3:30 PM (includes a 30-minute break)

Pricing:
Early bird cost (through Sept. 10)
  • Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: $585
  • Nurse Practitioner and Physicians Assistant: $535
  • Other: $490
Standard cost (starting Sept. 11)
  • Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: $650
  • Nurse Practitioner and Physicians Assistant: $595
  • Other: $545

To learn more about group discounts for this course, please contact Molly Buss, event manager (612-625-8164, bussx057@umn.edu).

About the Course

Are your patients confused about nutrition, and how food and diet can impact their health and wellbeing? Would you like to explore practical, clinically-relevant ways to use food-based nutrition in your practice?
 
Food Matters for Health Professionals is a 1.5-day intensive workshop for health professionals and is an evidence-based culinary nutrition course for health professionals and clinicians.
 
In this course, you will explore the role of food, lifestyle, and cooking in preventative health and wellbeing, as well as the impact food has on disease management. This intensive workshop is a blend of classroom discussion and hands-on cooking in the kitchen (including full meals each day). “Food Matters” is suitable for all health professionals who want to incorporate food-based nutrition in clinical practice and self-care.
 
Topics include food-related clinical implications for diabetes and metabolic syndrome; inflammation and the gut; and eating styles such as Mediterranean, vegetarian, vegan, and paleo will also be examined. Additionally, you'll explore inflammation and anti-inflammatory diets, gut health and dysbiosis, sugar and metabolism, fats, nutrient absorption, brain health, and sustainable food systems—all crucial areas of knowledge when counseling patients on diet, food access, and lifestyle choices. 
 
Co-caught by Dr. Kate Shafto, MD, FAAP, FACP CTropMed®, and Jenny Breen, MPH, MEd, Professional Chef, Food Matters will cover the role of food, lifestyle, and cooking in preventative health and wellbeing.
 
A unique hands-on component will bring participants into a training kitchen during each session, where they will learn basic foundational techniques (knife skills, vegetable prep, creating basic sauces) and cook and eat a meal as a class. This experiential component offers healthcare providers a chance to apply nutritional knowledge in a context their patients can understand: the kitchen. Utilizing fresh, whole ingredients and practicing a mindful eating activity in the course not only builds providers' toolkits for speaking with patients about how to apply healthy eating habits at home, it offers health professionals strategies for incorporating applied nutrition into their own lives, thus improving self-care and reducing burnout. 

This course is approved by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching for 9 continuing education units (CEP # 100057).

Course Accreditation

Jointly Accredited Provider - Interprofessional Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
This activity is awarded up to 9.0 ANCC contact hours.

Minnesota Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice
This activity has been approved for 9.0 CEUs (Credit Hours) by the Minnesota Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 9.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Note full attendance of the activity is required to be eligible for the ABP MOC Points noted above; partial ABP MOC Points cannot be awarded for partial attendance.
 

About The Good Acre

The Good Acre



The mission of The Good Acre is to enhance how food is grown and shared in the Twin Cities region, to improve marketplace opportunities for diverse independent farmers, and to increase access for all consumers to healthy, locally-grown fresh produce. For more info, please visit https://thegoodacre.org/

Presented by Nourishing Minnesota and the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing.

To request accessibility accommodations, please contact Molly Buss, event manager (612-625-8164, bussx057@umn.edu).

  • Course fee is non-refundable. Contact us in case of special circumstances
  • Online registration with major credit card; payment in full is required at time of registration
  • Limited space availability, early registration encouraged

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Contact us:
Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing
420 Delaware St SE
Mayo Memorial Building #505
Minneapolis, MN 55455
 
612-625-8164
Fax: 612-626-5280
 
www.csh.umn.edu

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