Accreditation Information


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

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Medical knowledge


ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This application-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-0000-20-189-L04-P and will award 14.00 contact hours (1.400 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.


University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 14.00 hours of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. ()

Needs Statement

Current medical training is lacking in preparing students to adequately deliver quality nutrition advice. In turn, practicing medical providers often lack the skill and confidence to deliver actionable recommendations on healthy lifestyles.

Patients have a wide range of barriers that prevent them from adopting healthy eating behaviors and medical visits don't allow for exploration into these wide- ranging issues.


Upon completition fo this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Describe key principles of food preparation, food safety and budgeting and use those principles to plan and prepare well-balanced and healthy snacks and meals for diverse populations.
2. Use dietary analysis software to evaluate recipes and meals and to develop meal plans that meet specific dietary guidelines.
3. Use evidence-based dietary recommendations to prepare and evaluate recipes that are appropriate for individuals following specialized diets.
4. Describe mindful eating and apply key principles of mindful eating to meal preparation and dietary recommendations.
5. Explain how food choices can be impacted by culture, ethnicity, religion, family, and other factors and apply that knowledge in providing dietary recommendations.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists and Public Health Professionals

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.