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Can Technology Be Harnessed to Inspire Lasting Behavior Change?

by Mark Berman, MD, FACLM

56 Ratings

Type: Online Course

Item: C910877CEC

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Description

The high prevalence of people who struggle with excess weight—and who have repeatedly failed with traditional compliance approaches—obliges professionals to approach the challenge with fresh eyes and strategies. Learn from this Yale and Harvard-trained expert how emerging technologies can be useful in promoting positive dietary modifications, weight management and behavior change that will bolster your client's pursuit of a sustainably healthy lifestyle.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACE
0.10
ACSM
1.00
ACTION
0.10
AFAA
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CHEK
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
ISTA
0.10
NAFC
0.10
NASM
0.10
NCCPT
0.10
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25
NSCA
0.20
NSPA
1.00
PAI
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00
W.I.T.S.
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the evolving role that internet-enabled technology has in behavior change.
  2. Describe why digital tools work better with human support.
  3. Detail the benefits and limitations of connected scales.
  4. Explain the benefits and limitations of calorie-counting apps.
  5. Describe the benefits and limitations of step-counting apps and devices.
  6. Describe how to position your clients for successful outcomes while using digital tools.

Course Content

Can Technology Be Harnessed to Inspire Lasting Behavior Change?
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Can Technology Be Harnessed to Inspire Lasting Behavior Change?
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About the Author

Mark Berman, MD, FACLM

Mark Berman, MD, FACLM IDEA Author/Presenter

Mark Berman, MD, FACLM, is an internal medicine physician and social entrepreneur whose work focuses on obesity, plant-based diets, and health information technology. Mark studied physical therapy at McGill University, medicine at Yale University, and primary care internal medicine and population medicine at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow at UC San Francisco and later served as the special assistant to the CEO and president for Childhood Obesity at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Mark is the past medical director of Keas Inc., an employee health-gaming software company, and the former VP of health for Mark One Lifestyle Inc., a consumer health device company. At present, Mark directs and practices lifestyle and obesity medicine at One Medical Group in San Francisco and is the head of health for FareWell, a lifestyle medicine digital health startup. He is also a director and fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

14 Reviews

4.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Angela Raykowski on Aug 02, 2017

    The slides needed more color and interactiveness.

  • by Kelley Moore on Jul 28, 2017

    Enjoyed this presentation; nice ideas for Apps and other items to use. Appreciated him sharing!

  • by Lyndsey Cotton on Jul 27, 2017

    Not very engaging or enthusiastic. Hard to stay interested.

  • by Sherri Britt on Jul 24, 2017

    Very dry delivery of information.

  • by Becky MacGregor on Jul 23, 2017

    Not sure this was what I needed by great information and presenter very good!

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