How much does our lifestyle contribute to illness and disability? And what is precisely a healthy lifestyle? We all know that eating properly, exercising daily, and other important aspects of our daily life play a very important role in our health and well-being. But the specifics are more difficult to understand. We are confused about which diet or exercise is best for us, the proper level of stress or sex, and we are at a loss sometimes on how to motivate ourselves and patients to making changes in lifestyle. This confusion and lack of a clear vision, has encouraged MCE Conferences to inform healthcare professionals, who will then help inform their patients about the importance of a proper lifestyle in the prevention and management of diseases. This CME Conference will assist healthcare professionals in improving their knowledge of nutritional choices and lifestyle modification. Become a healthy and happy healthcare professional, and be a role model to your patients. Teach them by example how to make healthy choices about their lifestyle. Successful completion of this interactive program should increase confidence in diagnostic skills, prescribing the most accurate and effective course of treatment and follow-up care, for improved patient outcomes.
This confusion and lack of a clear vision, has encouraged MCE Conferences to inform healthcare professionals, who will then help inform their patients about the importance of a proper lifestyle in the prevention and management of diseases. This CME Conference will assist healthcare professionals in improving their knowledge of nutritional choices and lifestyle modification. Become a healthy and happy healthcare professional, and be a role model to your patients. Teach them by example how to make healthy choices about their lifestyle.
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered clinician and patient wellness issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in clinician and patient wellness issues, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving clinician and patient outcomes.
Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about nutrition, obesity, diabetes, mindfulness, communication, and how to prevent burnout.
Topics and Objectives
Burnout, The Issue
Objectives: 1) Define physician burnout 2) Comprehend the statistical significance of burnout upon the medical community 3) Discuss the consequences of burnout upon the physician, physician family, patient, medical community 4) Assess her/his risk factors for burnout through specific methods of assessment 5) Identify where he/she is on the burnout continuum 6) Seek appropriate help to address burnout
Burnout Intervention: Dealing with the Medical Care Provider
Objectives: 1) Differentiate self-initiative versus institutional required participation in recovery 2) Understand options for coaching assistance – life, professional, executive, leadership 3) Differentiate evidence based strategies in psychotherapy as an option for assistance 4) Compare and contrast the specific methods of burnout intervention and treatment 5) Use a coaching exercise to address stress of burnout
Burnout Intervention: Dealing with the Work Environment
Objectives: 1) Distinguish specific factors in the work environment that contribute toward burnout 2) Recognize what he/she cannot do to address and resolve burnout in the work environment, the place for involvement and leadership 3) Assess, “do I leave or do I go?” 4) Explore model hospitals, medical practices and communities that promote a healthy work environment, fulfilled, resilient and happy medical care providers and improved patient outcomes
Burnout Intervention: The Medical Family
Objectives: 1) Differentiate the demographics and statistics of burnout upon the medical family 2) Comprehend the impact of burnout, issues and consequences, upon the medical partner and their children 3) Compare and contrast the phenomenon of burnout upon one versus two provider medical families 4) Explore rational options for intervention and assistance in the medical family 5) Implement strategies to prevent burnout within the family
Burnout Prevention and Intervention within the Medical Community
Objectives: 1) Identify the players and a leadership team to establish a burnout and resilience program in your community 2) Seek out potential financial resources and supporters and underwrite the program 3) Recruit, interview and select coaches, therapists, psychiatrists for the intervention arm of the program 4) Partner with other health care providers and supporters to create a prevention arm of the program for the medical community
Obesity: Introduction, Etiologies, Lifestyle Modifications
1) Definition of obesity 2) Measurement modalities 3) Scope of the problem 4)Association with illness 5) Global impact 6) Obesogenic environment 7) Fat-promoting foods 8) The problem of exercise inequity 9) Fat-promoting medications 10) Endocrinologic causes [with focus on Insulin Resistance] 11) Psycho-Social influences 12) Fat-fighting foods 13) Discussion of diets [with focus on Volumetrics and Low Glycemic Load Diet] 14) The importance of protein and fiber 15) Avoidance of starvation 16) Grazing vs. Gorging 17) Optimal exercise 18) Stress reduction 19) Spiritual awareness
Obesity: Pharmalogical and Surgical Treatments
1) FDA-approved medications 2) Other commonly used treatments [will discuss off-label use] 3) Potential side effects 4) Precautions for use 5) Expected results of medications 6) Criteria for Bariatric Surgery 7) Surgical options [with emphasis on Gastric Sleeve, Laparoscopic Banding, and Roux-En-Y] 8) Potential complications of surgeries 9) Anticipated outcomes 10) Metabolic surgery