RxNutrition: Metabolic Syndrome in Adults

FREE until February 29, 2024!

 

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors affecting nearly 55% of adults aged 60 and older in the U.S. that can lead to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, liver disease, some forms of cancer, and other health problems. In this learning module, we will provide you with the skills and resources to diagnose and manage your patients that are at risk for metabolic syndrome.

This module assists providers in diagnosing and managing patients at risk for metabolic syndrome. 

To receive a certificate, learners must complete the interactive case study; review the clinical guidelines, references and resources; pass the post-test assessment; and complete an evaluation survey.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe risk factors and diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome
  • Review pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome
  • Discuss evaluation and treatment options for metabolic syndrome

Target Audience

Practicing physicians; residents; fellows; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; clinical researchers

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The ASN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Certificate of Participation

    ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals of this activity will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Course opens: 
01/23/2024
Course expires: 
07/31/2026
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the American Society of Nutrition, in compliance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education to ensure that education presents learners with only accurate, balanced, and scientifically justified recommendations and protects learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. ASN requires disclosure of all financial interest that the planning committee (including ASN staff) or faculty members have with ineligible companies. All faculty and contributors to this continuing education activity have disclosed any relevant financial relationship that may have direct bearing on the subject matter of this program. Specific disclosure information is in the course materials. 

The American Society for Nutrition supports fair and unbiased participation of individuals in its education activities. Any real or potential conflicts of interest must be identified and managed. All relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that directly impact and/or might conflict with ASN activities must be disclosed, or disclosure that no relevant financial relationships exist must be documented. Other relationships that could cause private interests to conflict with professional interests must also be disclosed. This policy is intended to openly identify any potential conflict so that participants in an education activity are able to form their own judgments about the presentation. In addition, disclosure must be made of presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Authors

Robert H. Eckel, MD, University of Colorado 
Consultant: Amarin, Lexicon, Novo Nordisk, Provention Bio, The Healthy Aging Co; Data Safety Monitoring Board: Arrowhead 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated. 

Michael Rothkopf, MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University 
Consultant: Amerita, Inc. 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated. 

Reviewers 

Stephanie Dunbar, RD, MPH, American Society for Nutrition 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Nanette Steinle, MD. University of Maryland School of Medicine 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Staff 

Gwen Twillman, American Society for Nutrition 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians
The ASN designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The certificate you receive upon completion of this education activity will list the amount of continuing medical education credit you were awarded. Please use this documentation for your CME licensing or certification needs.

Learners seeking CME credit are required to pass a post-test assessment of subject matter comprehension. To pass the post-test assessment, learners must correctly answer 75% of the questions.

Non-physician Professionals
ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician professionals will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Learners seeking a Certificate of Participation are required to pass a post-test assessment of subject matter comprehension. To pass the post-test assessment, learners must correctly answer 75% of the questions.

Commercial Support 

Commercial support for this activity has been provided by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The ASN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Certificate of Participation

    ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals of this activity will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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FREE until February 29, 2024!