This three-part, interactive course combines didactic modules and interactive “cooking show” modules are designed to equip health care professionals with a toolkit of tips, recipes, and strategies to make the many connections between food and mental health. The first didactic module will address the scientific evidence supporting the benefits of certain foods to improve mood and the importance of the family dinner. The second didactic module will address foods that ease anxiety and ways to make the experience of eating with others relaxing and enjoyable. The third module will address the issue of hidden sugar in foods and discuss how you can address this with your patients. We will also talk about using storytelling at the table as a way to foster resilience and describe how therapy in the office can be a bridge to family dinners at home.Available Credits: 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 5.50 Nursing Contact Hours 5.50 Social Workers 5.50 Participation 5.50 Psychologists CE Credit Register For This Course
This three-part interactive cooking show is designed to equip health care professionals with a toolkit of tips, recipes, and strategies to make the many connections between food and mental health.
Course content is available upon registration. Attendees will complete the 3 course activities at their own pace then can maintain access to the materials for review until December 31, 2024.
Please note: Upon registering for the Cooking Show, you will receive a sign up notification via email. The email includes a coupon code that can be applied towards the subsequent program linked here: Primer in Nutritional Psychiatry: MGH Certification In Nutrition & Mental Health.
All Providers: $300
Refunds will be issued for requests received within 5 business days of purchase, but an administrative fee of $35.00 will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be made thereafter. Additionally, no refunds will be made for individuals who claim credit, regardless of when they request a refund.
This program is intended for: psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care and family practice physicians, pediatricians, nurses, physician assistants, and social workers.
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
After this module/week, participants should be able to:
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• Nutritional Psychiatry
• Family Dinner
• Gut-Brain Axis in Mental Health
• Playing with Food
• Overcoming Obstacles
• Roast Chicken
• Miso Sweet Potatoes
• Watermelon Pops
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Uma Naidoo, MD
• Food & Anxiety Overview
• Family Dinner & Anxiety
• Foods That Ease Anxiety
• Dinner & Family Organization
• Foods to be Cautious Of
• Conversation: The Secret Sauce of Family Dinner
• Watermelon Salad
• Salmon with Pesto
• Chocolate Strawberries
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Uma Naidoo, MD
• Hidden Sugar Overview
• Educated Food Decisions
• Dinner: The Annex to the Clinician’s Office
• Mixed Greens Salad
• Tomato Sauce
• Banana Ice Cream
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 joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 5.50 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers
This program has been approved for 5.50 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR.
Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D90159.
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 5.50 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.
Release Date: December 7, 2020
Expiration Date: December 21, 2024
Review Date: December 31, 2021 by Robert Althoff, MD, PhD
David H. Rubin, MD, reviewer
Jane Pimental, MPH
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Uma Naidoo, MD
Susan E. Sprich, PhD, psychologist reviewer
In accord with the disclosure policy of McLean Hospital as well as guidelines set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education, all people in control of educational content, including speakers, course directors, planners, and reviewers, have been asked to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies for the past 24 months, as defined below:
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Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities from which remuneration is received, or expected.
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All financial relationships are reviewed to determine which ones are relevant, and then measures are taken to mitigate all relevant financial relationships and ensure that they do not insert commercial bias into the content of the education.
The following planners, speakers, content reviewers, and others in control of educational content have reported financial relationships with ineligible companies over the past 24 months. Measures have been taken to mitigate the impact of these financial relationships on the educational content and ensure that they do not insert commercial bias into the content of this education.
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Royalties (Co-Author): Oxford University Press
Royalties (Co-Edited Book): Springer
Honoraria (Associate Editors): Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
All other individuals in a position to control the content of this educational activity have reported no financial relationships with ineligible companies.
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