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Jersey Shore University Medical Center Online CE Courses


Jersey Shore University Medical Center Meridian Health
Department of Continuing Education—Online CE


Course Title: Improving Quality of Life-An Integrative Medicine Approach


David C. Leopold, M.D.

Dr. David C. Leopold completed his medical internship and residency in family medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in integrative pain management at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. He is a recipient of the Bravewell Scholarship for Integrative Medicine and completed the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University.

Dr. Leopold is the Network Medical Director of Hackensack Meridian Integrative Health and Medicine, and an Assistant Professor at the HMH School of Medicine at Seton Hall University. He is a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Medicine and is board certified in family medicine. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Leopold is a certified medical acupuncturist and has advanced training in non-pharmacological treatment of pain and diseases, including natural supplements, food as medicine, and mind-body medicine.

Cost: No fee


Credit: 1.0

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Description
Integrative medicine is a new approach to medicine that embraces the concerns of the public and medical profession for more effective, compassionate, patient-centered medicine. It emphasizes the therapeutic relationship and makes use of all appropriate therapies, both conventional and alternative.

This educational activity will address the role of integrative medicine in quality of life. It will focus on mind-body interventions, exercise and activity, nutrition, sleep health, novel interventions, stress relief and natural supplements. The benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction interventions will be discussed in relation to positive effects on mood, and enhancement of self-compassion and resilience toward the goal of improving quality of life.

Number of Credit Hours: Hackensack Meridian Health MH designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Cost: There is no cost to registrants for this educational activity

Overall Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to:

1. Discuss integrative medical approaches to improve quality of life
2. Identify the role of integrative medicine in the reduction of chronic inflammation through positive lifestyle changes
3. Describe the role of mindfulness based stress reduction interventions in positively effecting mood and resilience

Method of Participation:

This internet enduring presentation is an educational video presentation. In order to receive credit, physicians must complete the entire educational activity and complete a multiple choice test at the end of the video presentation. Participants must also complete the online post-activity course evaluation form to receive credit.

Accreditation

Hackensack Meridian Health MH is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hackensack Meridian Health MH designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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Computers
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