Beyond the Blues: Exercise as Medicine

 

This webinar is part of a series on the treatment of major depressive disorder.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurses and  Medical Assistants

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the chronic health problems associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle
  • Describe the role of physical activity and exercise in decreasing serious health problems
  • List the health benefits of exercise
  • Discuss the complex function of muscle in improving and maintaining health
  • Indicate how to include physical activity and exercise in your treatment of patients with serious and expensive health problems
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/27/2017
Course expires: 
09/26/2018
Rating: 
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This course provides an overview of the role physical activity and exercise play in decreasing serious health problems.

Paul Brockman, MD, Physiatrist, Reading Health System, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, Jefferson University Hospital

Faculty

Dr. Brockman has no relevant financial conflicts of interest to disclose related to this activity.

Planners/Reviewers

William Warning, MD; Jorge Schierer, MD, Lee Radosh, MD, FAAFP and Eric Gertner, MD, MPH; Angie Halaja-Henriques; Jessica Runyon (Planners) and Theresa Barrett, PhD (Reviewer) have no conflicts of interest relative to this activity.

AAFP Accreditation Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Beyond the Blues: A Major Depressive Disorder Quality Improvement Program for Primary Care (Enduring Webinar Series), has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 07/06/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Approved for 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credits.


AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)tm  Statement

 The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this eduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/27/2017
Course expires: 
09/26/2018
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Required Hardware/software

Internet Enabled Device