2018 Continuing Education

CE Certificates & Proof of Completion

2018 7ICVN participants may print continuing education/proof of completion certificates via the LLU Portal. This will be the only source for acquiring your certificate. Please allow up to two weeks after the last day of the course for the CE certificates to be available.

2018 Continuing Education

Certificate Printing Instructions

Non-LLUH Employees:

1. Go to http://ce.llu.edu
2. Click Login
3. Enter the email address you used in registration and your password.

a. If you have forgotten your password, click FORGOT PASSWORD, enter your email address and you password will be emailed to you.

4. Click CE Credits
5. Click PRINT CERTIFICATRE next to the course title.
6. If you are done, LOGOUT.

LLUH Employees:

1. Go to http://ce.llu.edu
2. Click Login
3. Enter your work email address and password.

a. If you have forgotten your password, click FORGOT PASSWORD, enter your email address and you password will be emailed to you.

4. Click CE Credits
5. Click PRINT CERTIFICATRE next to the course title.
6. If you are done, LOGOUT.

Summary

Continuing Professional Education credit (19.0 units) will be available at the 7ICVN for all Symposium sessions in the following areas: CDE*, CME category 1, Registered Nurses (BRN), Certified Health Educators (CHES), Registered Dietitians (RD), Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Chaplains. *Please note that only a selection of sessions are available for CDE. These are clearly marked on the program with CDE.

Purpose

Professional interest in vegetarian nutrition has now reached unprecedented levels; however, scientific knowledge regarding vegetarian diets and their effects on human health is far from complete. The Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition is designed to provide a review of the accumulated findings, and introduce theoretical concepts, practical applications, and implications of vegetarian dietary practices for both the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, as well as for the furthering of research endeavors.

Objectives

  1. To assess and summarize current research on plant based diets and vegetarian nutrition as it applies to disease prevention and health promotion.
  2. To explore and discuss the various applications of vegetarian nutrition research to clinical and public health practice.
  3. To increase the awareness of the health implications of plant based dietary practices.

Dental Education

A selection of presentations at the 6ICVN have been approved for CDE. For reference, please see the CDE markings on the program page that designate eligible lectures. The Loma Linda University School of Dentistry is designated as a provider of California Continuing Dental Education by the Academy of General Dentistry; AGD Code 150. The event will be available for a maximum of 15.0 hours.

Health Educators

Loma Linda University School of Public Health is designated as a provider of Category I continuing education contract hours in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. The NCHEC Multiple Event Provider (MEP) number is CA0024. The event will be available for 19.0 hours.

Physicians/CME/Category 1 

Accreditation Statement

The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

The ICVN is designed to improve physician knowledge of lifestyle practices and vegetarian nutrition that can be used effectively in the treatment and prevention of chronic disease. As a result of this conference, physicians will be able to understand current research on plant based diets and vegetarian nutrition as it applies to disease prevention and health promotion; explore and discuss the various applications of vegetarian nutrition research to clinical and public health practice; and help their patients and clients to move to healthier plant based diets for optimal health and disease treatment and prevention in an efficient and effective manner.

Public Health – Certified

The Loma Linda University School of Public Health is a pre-approved provider of CPH recertification credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. This event will earn 19.0 recertification credits.

Registered Dietitians

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered will receive 19.0 continuing professional education units for completion of this program.

Registered Nurses

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 00239 to offer this event for 19.0 contact hours. Loma Linda University Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This event meets the qualifications for 19.0 continuing education credits by the ANCC.

Respiratory Therapists

Respiratory Care Practitioners reciprocate with BRN approval for 19.0 continuing education credits.

Social Workers/Marriage Family Therapists/Chaplains

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), Provider Number PCE 437, and this event meets the qualifications for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Chaplains reciprocate with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), Provider Number PCE 437 approval for 19.0 continuing education credits.

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