Continuing Medical
Education:

The THR5 Formula™

Heartfulness CME/CE Conference

"The THR5 Formula™"

WHEN

July 15, 2021 – March 23, 2024

WHERE

 

Virtual Event

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Program Details

Target Audience 

This activity was developed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses.

 

Learning Objectives 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

 

Practical Approach to Resistance Training for Health

  • Discuss the role of strength promoting exercise for morbidity and mortality in the general population and other medical conditions

  • Develop an individualized strategy for the resistance training exercise prescriptions that can be utilized in a wide variety of settings (home, workplace, gym, etc.) while incorporating all major muscle groups

  • Discuss strategies for modification of exercise based on ability and tolerance to exercise

 

Everyday Resistance: Practical Steps to Build Yours to Thrive

  • Describe why building resilience is critical for well-being

  • Explain why mindfulness is a critical aspect of resilience

  • Demonstrate competency in a variety of personal resilience strategies
     

Empowering Mind and Body

  • Describe the connection between physical activity as a primary intervention in a spectrum of mental disorders

  • Review the research findings on aerobic and resistance exercise on depression and anxiety

  • Integrate the research techniques shown effective for resistance training into a systematic personal program

  • Summarize the combination of exercise and yoga-based practices on stress and cortisol levels

  • Practice movement and breath-based practices used in mind body research

 

Healthcare Providers and Patients about Plant Based Diets

  • Identify why nutrition education is needed in medicine

  • Describe the true cost of poor health

  • Discuss common barriers and possible solutions to those barriers faced when discussing nutrition with patients

  • Employ an evidence-based framework within which to deliver nutrition information to patients

 

Practical Injury Prevention

  • Describe the world of sports & dance medicine

  • Review the basics of the anatomy and biomechanics of fitness

  • Evaluate the current research related to injury prevention

  • List practical tools for injury prevention during exercise

 

Food, Diversity & Health Inequities

  • Describe social determinants of health

  • Compare the health disparities statistics in the UK and USA

  • Define racism and recognize manifestations of racism

  • Discuss the role of stress in racism and health implications

  • Identify practical tips for healthcare professionals and BIPOC communities

 

Positive Psychology and Health

  • Describe the role of Positive Psychology (PP) in health promotion and health care, including lifestyle medicine

  • Identify components of positive psychology and example of scientific studies on the health impact of PP interventions

  • Examine the reciprocal, reinforcing relationship between healthy lifestyles and PP stragies

  • Apply PP approaches in interactions with patients and prescribe PP interventions

 

Whole Foods Plant-Based and Autoimmunity & Rheumatic Disease

  • Describe the rising prevalence of autoimmune disease

  • Discuss the morbidity and mortality related to rheumatic disease

  • Analyze studies on plant-based diets and rheumatic disease

  • Explain the role of the gut microbiome in autoimmune disease

  • Identify how a whole plant-based diet can help with rheumatic disease

  • Recognize the importance of other factors such as sleep, stress and physical activity
     

Running for Health, Fitness and Fun

  • Discuss how a training plan is developed for a new runner

  • Identify the physiologic changes that take place at muscle level during easy paced running

  • Complete 5 dynamic warm-ups, 5 cool-down stretches, and 5 exercises to strengthen the core for runners

 

Good Food Moods: Lifestyle Medicine Rx for Mood

  • Define Major Depression Disorder and describe treatments

  • Identify the physiological factors, such as neurotransmitters & hormones, that regulate mood

  • List phytonutrients that support mood

  • Distinguish foods that can increase neuroinflammation

  • Discuss lifestyle factors that influence mood

  • Describe plant-based meals

 

Unpacking the Science of Relationships

  • Recognize the association between strong personal relationships and better health and happiness

  • Discuss components of Emotional Intelligence

  • Cultivate emotional intelligence through increasing self-awareness, journaling, contemplation, self-regulation, and empathy

 

Breathwork and Meditation as Healing Tools

  • Recognize key short-term and long-term health benefits of breathwork and meditation practice

  • Employ some or all parts of mindfulness and breathwork into regular self-care and self-development routines

  • Describe a session of Yoga Nidra

 

A Mindful Approach to Metabolic Health

  • Cite current statistics & trends in obesity and identify high risk populations

  • Discuss effects of visceral adiposity and mechanism of adiposopathy or "sick fat disease"

  • Explain mindfulness-based eating interventions and their role in treatment of binge eating and obesity

 

Building a Local and Virtual Plant-Based Community

  • Identify a need that people have in light of establishing a community

  • Prepare your first community event

  • Summarize how to organize your first community event

 

Medicine needs a FRESH Start and it begins with FOOD

  • Analyze the connection between food and health

  • Review the five reasons for the rise in interest in culinary medicine

  • Share a holistic approach to personal and planetary health

 

Spirituality is Medicine

  • Explain the reasons to include spirituality in health

  • Recognize spiritual needs

  • Examine the power of beliefs

 

Exercise is Medicine: Myths, Motivation and Potential

  • Identify common myths related to exercise participation and implementation

  • Summarize the key topics related to the prescription of exercise as medicine

  • Recognize stages of change and how to guide patients in exercise participation

  • Describe how to set SMART goals for patients

 

Building a Robust Immune System and What the Gut Microbiome can Teach Us

  • Explain the microbiome's role in the immune system

  • Discuss the association between migrating to a SAD (Standard American Diet) country and the rise in digestive and autoimmune disorders

  • Illustrate how the gut microbiome changes with migration and why it occurs
     

Helping Children Thrive

  • Describe the benefits of WFPB diet for children

  • Define Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size and how they apply to children

  • List 5 ways parents can help children eat more plant foods

 

 

Faculty

Andrew Mock, MD

Gail Gazelle, MD, MCC

Ingrid Edhsteyn, DO, MPH

Jasmol Sardana, DO, FACLM

Julia Iafrate, DO

Leila Dehghan, MD, MSc, ANutr

Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACLM

Micah Yu, MD
Michelle Quirk, MD, FAAP

Melissa Mondala, MD, MHA, MS, DipACLM

Ragini Miryala, MD

Rashmi Schramm, MD

Richa Mittal, MD

Riz Bukhari, MD, FACS

Robert Graham, MD, MPH

Simran Rattan, MD, CCFP, ABOIM, NBC

Stephan Esser, MD

Vanessa Mendez, MD

Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, DO, MPH, MS

Colin Zhu, DO, DipABLM, Chef – Faculty Chair

 

 

Accreditation and Certification

 

Physicians

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Heartfulness Institute. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nurses

 

This activity is co-provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Heartfulness Institute.

 

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

A maximum of 20.0 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

 

 

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all programming. All faculty and planners participating in accredited educational activities are expected to identify and reference off-label product use and disclose any relationship with those supporting the activity or any others with products or services available within the scope of the topic being discussed in the educational presentation.

 

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CE/CME activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. The Annenberg Center is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CE/CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ACCME-defined ineligible company.

 

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards, parallel documents from other accrediting bodies, and Annenberg Center for Health Sciences policy, the following disclosures have been made:

 

The following faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

 

Andrew Mock, MD

Gail Gazelle, MD, MCC

Ingrid Edhsteyn, DO, MPH

Jasmol Sardana, DO, FACLM

Julia Iafrate, DO

Leila Dehghan, MD, MSc, ANutr

Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACLM

Micah Yu, MD
Michelle Quirk, MD, FAAP

Melissa Mondala, MD, MHA, MS, DipACLM

Ragini Miryala, MD

Rashmi Schramm, MD

Richa Mittal, MD

Riz Bukhari, MD, FACS

Robert Graham, MD, MPH

Simran Rattan, MD, CCFP, ABOIM, NBC

Stephan Esser, MD

Vanessa Mendez, MD

Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, DO, MPH, MS

 

All staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Heartfulness Institute have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

The ideas and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and/or its agents. As in all educational activities, we encourage practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account that patient’s unique clinical situation. The Annenberg Center disclaims all liability and cannot be held responsible for any problems that may arise from participating in this activity or following treatment recommendations presented.