Pre-conference Workshops

Life Style as Medicine

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Workshop Facilitators

Dr. Wayne DysingerCEO, Lifestyle Medicine Solutions - USA

Date & Time

Wednesday 19, February 2020 from 4 PM to 8 PM

Location

Salwa Hall 3

Overview

This workshop will help overview the core principles of Lifestyle Medicine.  Participants will learn how to implement lifestyle medicine assessments including lifestyle medicine vital signs, and how to utilize lifestyle medicine prescriptions in every day patient care.  Specific lifestyle medicine interventions such as group visits and shared medical appointments will be discussed.  Finally, the use of intensive therapeutic lifestyle change (ITLC) programs in clinical practice will be reviewed and implementation challenges and opportunities will be shared.   

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the core tools for implementing therapeutic lifestyle change in individual patients.
  • Practice writing lifestyle medicine prescriptions for a variety of conditions, and roles of lifestyle medicine compared to functional and therapeutic medicine in the clinical treatment of patients.

Target audience

Community and family medicine doctors, postgraduate residents and medical students.