Immunizations, Prevention, Lifestyle, & Wellness:
Optimizing Health, from Prevention through Lifestyle

A continuing medical education activity sponsored by NAMCP and AAMCN.

This activity is an archive from the webinars held June 17, 2015 and July 10, 2015. If you participated in the live webinars, you are not eligible for continuing education credits from this archive.

This activity is valid from October 15, 2015 to October 31, 2017

Instructions for CME: Listen to the audio and view the slides, complete the post test, complete the evaluation form and hit submit. A score of 70% must be achieved on the post test to receive continuing education credits. Once you complete the evaluation form and score 70% or higher on your post test, you will automatically be given your certificate. It is best to save your certificate. You will need to click on the “download” button and choose save.

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Audience: This activity is intended for healthcare professionals practicing in managed care environments.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck

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Description
This program on Immunizations, Prevention and Lifestyle will provide medical directors, clinicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals with the information they need to address and close these gaps in knowledge regarding immunization percentages, improved screenings, and improved knowledge of lifestyle medicine. Participants will receive instruction on immunization and screening prevention guidelines and lifestyle medicine and how they can help patients and clinicians increase knowledge about preventive and lifestyle medicine.

Upon Completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the future of preventative medicine and lifestyle medicine within the healthcare industry

  • Describe the use of lifestyle medicine in reducing the chance of disease or preventing disease, and as part of a detailed treatment and management plan for chronic disease

  • Form a strategic plan to educate patients about the: importance of immunizations and screenings and when they need them, an awareness of the risk factors that certain lifestyles (smoking, diet, etc.) may pose, and knowledge of the guidelines or best practices to follow for lifestyle changes

  • Evaluate how to implement a strategic plan to increase immunizations and screenings and enhance protocol for documenting and follow up
     

Faculty: Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Cummins Inc.

Disclosure:

Dr. Shurney has no real or perceived financial relationship to disclose.
 
  Planning Committee:
Bill Williams, MD has no real or perceived financial relationships to disclose.
Jacquelyn Smith, RN, BSN, MA, CMCN has no real or perceived financial relationships to disclose.
Katie Eads has no real or perceived financial relationships to disclose.

NAMCP and/or the presenter has copyright or has received permissions for use of materials provided in this activity.

Accreditation & Designation
The National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

NAMCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category I creditsTM. Each physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Association of Managed Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing
education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses who complete this activity and achieve a passing score will receive 1 hour in continuing
nursing credit.

This activity has been approved by the American Board of Managed Care Nursing for 1.0 contact hours toward CMCN recertification requirements.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck

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