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Professional Certificate in
Lifestyle Medicine: Improving the Future of Health Care

What you will learn

  • Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies
  • The root causes of chronic diseases
  • Specific lifestyle based treatment protocols
  • The skills needed to help patients make difficult lifestyle and behavior changes to treat chronic diseases of lifestyle

Current medical services in the healthcare system aren’t designed to maintain good health and the services intended to improve health often fail miserably. The rise in chronic disease and healthcare spending is a looming global crisis.

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that's all too prevalent. This type of healthcare approach provides quality improvements for the future of healthcare.

In this professional series, Dr. Amanda McKinney, an American College of Lifestyle Medicine fellow, explores Lifestyle Medicine’s principles and how to use them in treating many common chronic diseases. Licensed medical practitioners, can refresh or add to their existing knowledge of Lifestyle Medicine.

Expert instruction
4 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
2 months
8 - 13 hours per week
Discounted price: $788.40
Pre-discounted price: $876USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. DoaneX's Lifestyle Medicine: Improving the Future of Health Care Professional Certificate

  2. 5–10 hours per week, for 1 weeks

    Learn key concepts of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches used to prevent and treat the root causes of lifestyle-related, chronic diseases.

  3. 10–15 hours per week, for 2 weeks

    Learn specific lifestyle medicine treatment protocols for a variety of chronic diseases, such as breast cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.

  4. 10–15 hours per week, for 2 weeks

    Learn specific lifestyle medicine treatment protocols for a variety of chronic diseases, such as prostate cancer, osteoporosis, and depression.

  5. 5–10 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    Learn essential coaching techniques to assist patients with behavior and lifestyle modifications.

    • This certification allows providers (NP's, PA's, Docs) to prepare for the board exam (ABLM)
    • ABLM certification will notify payers and employers that you have mastered evidence-based Lifestyle Medicine, elevating your credibility
    • Certification allows the practitioner to apply evidence based Lifestyle Medicine principles

Meet your instructors
from Doane University (DoaneX)

Kelsey Pruss
M.S., ACSM-CPT, Program Manager
Doane University
Amanda McKinney, MD, FACLM
Associate Dean of Health Sciences & Executive Director of the Institute of Human & Planetary Health
Doane University

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Program endorsements

Dr. Amanda McKinney has formulated a series of lifestyle medicine courses that thoroughly stress fundamental and foundational knowledge. This highly professional contribution is definitely a must for anyone aspiring to possess the necessary tools essential for excellence in the specialty of lifestyle medicine.

Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. , MD ACLM 2017 Lifetime Achievement Winner

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