What are the credentials of the curriculum authors?
The authors are clinical subject matter experts in their fields, including faculty who are board-certified in lifestyle medicine, internal medicine, preventive medicine, family medicine, obesity medicine, psychiatry, addiction medicine, tobacco treatment, sleep medicine, sports medicine, health and wellness coaching. They have achieved professional clinical degrees and have substantially contributed to the research and advancement of the lifestyle medicine profession.
What does it mean that the curriculum is evidence based?
The curriculum was designed based on a collection of the global and national guidelines as well as foundational and updated research for each content area. In addition, the recommendations of national professional societies are incorporated, as well as the core peer-reviewed journal articles that contribute to the evidence base in this field.
Who will benefit from this course?
The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review course is designed to provide a review and prepare candidates to sit for and successfully pass the lifestyle medicine board certification exam. It is applicable to physicians, physician associates, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, registered dietitians, and others seeking to become certified in lifestyle medicine.
What is the format of the content?
This self-study review course consists of a Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Manual (available in print form and accessible online in the online course). The manual includes 10 sections that align with the ABLM competencies, and includes an index, detailed graphics, tables and figures, 180 review questions and covers the information from which questions are written for the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine Certification Exam. This course also includes 12 review lectures. The course is completed online via the ACLM My Learning Center. Users are able to go through the voice-over presentations and complete corresponding quizzes at their own pace
Is this content accredited for CME?
This course is available as a non-CME/CE accredited course and as a CME/CE accredited course.
*Please Note: The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 4th Edition (with 30 CM/CE credits) is approved by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) in order to fulfill the 30 hour online CME prerequisite. The non-CME accredited course does not serve as a prerequisite for the ABLM exam. For more questions about ABLM prerequisites, please visit ablm.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
All participants who complete the 30-hour CME/CE accredited course will be eligible to receive an online CME/CE certificate of completion.
How recent is the content?
The program was developed and updated May of 2023. The content reflects the recent work in this field.
How long do I have access to the content?
Course purchasers will have access to online material through the term of approval which ends May 31, 2026.
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As an international (non-US) exam taker, which course should I take—the 30 CME/CE version or the no CME/CE version?
The No CME version is sufficient for international (non-US/Canada) exam takers to fulfill the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM) 30 online CME prerequisite to sit for the IBLM exam. All that is required is the certificate of completion.