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Spring 2016 Workshop

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Heart, Helping Your Patients Make a Real Change

TUESDAY MARCH 15th, 5:00 to 8:00PM

A practical workshop that focuses on the real issues of healthy eating, accessing healthy food and coaching your patients to change their behavior and their health.




This is a free conference.
Dinner is provided. CEUs are available.
Registration is required.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN at http://www.whcconference.org

 


Location
The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Auditorium 170
222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI
Parking available at adjacent Richmond Garage


AGENDA
5:00-5:30 Dinner, Networking
 
5:30–5:40   Welcome        
Carrie Bridges, MPH and Peg Miller, MD, Co-Chairs Women’s Health Council of RI

5:40-6:00   Making Sense of Diet Recommendations for Heart Health
Chef Todd Seyfarth, MS, RD, CSSD,
 Department Chair and Program Director,

Department of Culinary Nutrition, Johnson & Wales University       

6:00-6:50   Panel Discussion: Solving the Critical Access Problem
FACILITATOR 
Jennifer Thiesen, MS, RNP Director Care Transitions, Lifespan
PANELISTS
Eliza Sutton, MPH, Food Access Manager, Thundermist Health Centers-  
Amy Nunn, ScD, Executive Director, Rhode Island Public Health Institute
Patricia Mallios, MA, Director, Community Government Relations, American Heart Association
 
6:50 – 7:45 Coaching Your Patients to Yes for Healthy Eating
Eileen Hayes, LICSW, President & CEO, Amos House
Includes role playing
      
7:45-8:00:  Feedback, Q&A and Closing Remarks
Karen Rosene Montella, MD, 
Chair Women’s Health Council of RI

 


Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the relationship between healthy eating and heart health.
  • Name and describe 3 recommended components of a heart healthy diet.
  • Discuss an example of assisting a patient in the transition from a non-traditional American diet to a heart healthy diet.
  • Describe options that can be developed within practices or within communities to improve access to healthy foods.
  • Demonstrate skills of motivational interviewing that can be applied to talking with patients about healthy eating.


Brown University
Alpert Medical School

 

CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas of Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women’s Health Council of RI.  The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Physicians:  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists:   The Alpert Medical School, Brown University has been approved by the Rhode Island Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for Psychologists. The Alpert Medical School, Brown University maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 2.5 Category 1 CE Credits. (Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only).

Dietitians:  Application for Commission on Dietetic Registration continuing education credits has been submitted.  (SUBMITTED AND PENDING APPROVAL)

Nurses:  This Continuing Nursing Education Activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) for approval to award contact hours.  Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (SUBMITTED AND PENDING APPROVAL)

Social Workers:  This program is submitted and pending approval by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for a maximum of 2.5 CE’s. (SUBMITTED AND PENDING APPROVAL)
 


Planner Disclosure Statement
The planners of this conference have no financial interest in, or affiliation with, any commercial interest to disclose except where noted below.

  • Gina Ankner, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
  • Lisa Blumstein, BS, MBA
  • Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH
  • Margaret (Peg) Miller, MD, FACP
  • Karen Rosene-Montella, MD, FACP
  • Robin Zaman

Presenter Disclosure Statement
The presenters of this conference have no financial interest or contractual relationships with any commercial interest to disclose except where noted below. 

  • Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH
  • Eileen Hayes, LICSW
  • Patricia Malls, MA
  • Margaret (Peg) Miller, MD, FACP
  • Karen Rosene-Montella, MD, FACP
  • Amy Nunn, ScD
  • Chef Todd Seyfarth, MS, RD, CSSD
  • Eliza Sutton, MPH
  • Jennifer Thiesen, MS, RNP

The program is sponsored by
Lifespan Women's Medicine Collaborative and
Lifespan Community Health Institute

This is a free conference.
Dinner is provided. CEUs are available.
Registration is required.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN at http://www.whcconference.org

 

You may also be interested in this Lifestyle Medicine Symposium
http://www.womensmedicine.org/lifestyle-medicine-symposium.html

Women's Health Council of RI  www.womenshealthcouncil.org