The European Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine: Health and Fitness Lifestyle Advisor
In a world where everyone thinks to know everything about healthy lifestyle, the European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO), together with the Belgian Lifestyle Medicine Organization (BELMO), offer an evidence-based eight weeks online program with the support of the European lifestyle medicine representatives.
The online course is developed and coordinated by the Scientific Director of the European Lifestyle Medicine Certificate and the Education Coordinator of the “European Lifestyle Medicine Organization”, Dr. Ioan Hanes, Belgium
Who Should Participate
The ELMO certificate is addressed to medical professionals and eventually to those interested in a healthy lifestyle, who would like to develop and monitor a healthy lifestyle trajectory for their patients and themselves. The exam will certify that graduated students master the lifestyle medicine principles and apply them in their practice.
The final deadline for the registration of the next course is May 15, 2020 and the weekly course will start on May 25, 2020 at 19:00 (CET- Brussels Time). The course has 22 hours online sessions (course and self-development session). The online course, with the day choice mentioned in your registration form, will take place every Monday from 19:00 to 21:00 or Thursday from 19:00 to 21:00 until 18 of July 2020 with a presence mandatory for 75% of the time. Places are limited and will be handled on a first come fist serve basis.
Early registration is encouraged as places are quickly filled in.
|Non Medical doctors (with proof of their status):
|Students (with proof of their status):
Objectives of the course:
- Define lifestyle medicine and describe its essential components
- Personal commitment to improve health choices in own life through personalized guidance
- The lifestyle medicine consultation in the health advisor practice
- Identifying how lifestyle behaviors including physical activity, nutrition, sleep, sexual health, chemical addictions, stress and technology could contribute to overall health
- Describe the difference between the coach approach and the expert approach when counseling for therapeutic lifestyle changes
- Motivational interviewing basics and practical exercises for behavior change
- European lifestyle medicine initiatives in the prevention and treatment of lifestyle related chronic diseases
- Developing critical reading of lifestyle medicine literature and material
Register Now and Reserve your Place!
Participants will receive an invitation to join an online platform before each online meeting. To participate in the sessions, they are requested to have a laptop or desktop computer, internet connection, basic software (office tools, webs browser, media player, adobe reader) speakers or headphones.
The final exam in the form of printed questionnaire (in English) and oral discussion (in English, French, Dutch, Italian, Hungarian or Romanian), will take place three times per year in Brussels, Geneva and Athens with the participation of the Evaluation Committee, which ELMO President, Dr. Stefania Ubaldi, and BELMO President, Dr. Ioan Hanes will chair. Those interested to obtain the certificate will have to participate in minimum 75% of the online training and to fulfill all the practical assessments.
*Ιn case the current pandemic is prolonged, please know the exam for the Certificate will be held online.
Interested parties are asked to note that there is no possibility to only audit the course. The European Lifestyle Medicine Certificate has an important practical part which is mandatory together with the 75% of the presence required in the theoretical part of the course. Refusing to submit the practical assignments during the course could lead to the exclusion from the course, without a financial reimbursement. The registration in the course means you accept these conditions.
Participants will not need further documentation other than their presence during the online sessions.
The success of the two previous sessions are exemplary of the effectiveness of our teaching methods. All teaching materials in the course are under copyright laws and multiplication or registering them are prohibited.
Take the chance to be a graduate of the first and unique scientific European certificate in lifestyle medicine!
For cancelations up until one week before the certificate courses begin, a 15% administrative fee will be charged.
For cancelations after the course has started, no refund will be granted.
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Guest Speakers invited in the course until now:
Dr. Stefania Ubaldi
Dr. Ioannis Arkadianos
Dr. Inês Mendes Correia
Dr. Florin Ioan Balanica
Dr. Rabbanie Tariq Wani