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LM integration

  1. 1. LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INTEGRATION INTO THE LITHUANIAN AND EUROPEAN UNION HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
  2. 2. Lifestyle medicine (LM) is a new branch of evidence- based medicine in which comprehensive lifestyle changes (including nutrition, physical activity, stress management, social support and environmental exposures) are used to prevent, treat and reverse the progression of chronic diseases by addressing their underlying causes. What is Lifestyle Medicine?
  3. 3. LIFESTYLE MEDICINE OPENS A NEW FRONTIERS Progress in Lifestyle medicine opens up new opportunities to protect and enhance health and treat chronic diseases without medication and surgery. This evidence-based medical area replaces an outdated medical paradigm and opens up a huge number of new opportunities for physicians, manufacturers and traders:   1.New challenges for LM specialist training. 2.Need New Clinical Practice in LM . 3.New type of chronic diseases treatment facilities where LM methods are used. 4.Development of new LM methods and tools for chronic disorders treatment. Tracking and adjusting their effectiveness in assessing patient status changes using IT communication technologies. 5.Creation of New LM medications that activate the patient's immune system. 6.LM will call for new changes in the health insurance system. 7.Creation of a living environment conducive to health promotion and strengthening. Houses, villages, cities. 8.New possibilities for recreation and health tourism 9.Health-friendly foods, clothing, vehicles and other manufacturing.
  4. 4. LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INTEGRATION INTO THE LITHUANIAN AND EUROPEAN UNION HEALTH CARE SYSTEM S t a g e s
  5. 5. Education of LM specialists 1. Lifestyle Medicine Association in Lithuania have an agreement has been signed with the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM) on international certification of Lifestyle Medicine specialists in Lithuania 2. Faculty of Public Health, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Kaunas: Lifestyle Medicine Master degree studies in the Lithuanian language in 2016 and in the English language in 2018; 3. Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University – the initiative group of the Lifestyle Medicine study programme is drafting a Lifestyle Medicine study programme that is due to be implemented in 2018 4. Faculty of Health Sciences, Klaipėda University – Bachelor degree studies of Nursing with Lifestyle Medicine specialisation (integrated 6-month Lifestyle Medicine course); INTEGRATION OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INTO THE EDUCATIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Stage I
  6. 6. Legal political status of Lifestyle Medicine specialists in Lithuania First in EU Lifestyle Medicine specialist job description approved by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania Lifestyle Medicine specialist as a member of the team of a family doctor in primary Health Care Centre INTEGRATION OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INTO THE POLITICAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Stage II
  7. 7. INTEGRATION OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INTO THE PRACTICAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Stage III Integration of Lifestyle Medicine into the clinical practice of treatment, rehabilitation and prevention institutions 1. First model workshop on clinical application of LM in practice Rehabilitation Centre UPA in Druskininkai , 12-21 March 2018 2. Scientific-practical LM conference in Vilnius, Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, 21 March 2018 3. The 4th scientific-practical LM conference in Kaunas, Faculty of Public Health, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, 22 March 2018 4. LM section at the 20th scientific-practical conference in Klaipėda, Faculty of Health Sciences, Klaipėda University, 23 March 2018
  8. 8. INTEGRATION OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INTO THE COUNTRY’S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Stage IV Raising public awareness about the clinical benefit of Lifestyle Medicine 1. Publicising of the outcomes of the first (model) workshop of clinical application of Lifestyle Medicine in practice held in Druskininkai on media (RTV and other) channels 2. Visit of the US guests to the Seimas (press conference) and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania on 21 March 2018 3. Participation of the US guests at the conference dedicated to the 150th anniversary of VYDŪNAS’ birth in the Seimas (Vilnius) 21 March 2018 4. Participation of the US guests at the 20th traditional international scientific-practical conference “To healthy and transparent future as guided by Vydūnas” to be held at Švyturio arena in Klaipėda on 23 March 2018 5. International events dedicated to promotion of healthy lifestyle and Lifestyle Medicine in Lithuania 12- 23 March 2018
  9. 9. International Lithuania LM Consulting and Contributing Experts • Colin Campbell PhD Sch. Prof. emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell U • Hans Diehl Dr.HSc, MPH; Founder of Lifestyle Medicine Institute and CHIP Program • Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. MD; Director of Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute • John Kelly, MD, MPH; Founder of ACLM, President Emeritus ACLM, Director Black Hills LM Clinic • Brenda Davis , RD, int’l lecturer , author 9 Books - foods & nutrition • Brian Clement, PhD; Director of Hippocrates Health Institute • Adrian Kennedy CMO India & UAE University and Hospital • Ify Monye, MD (UK&Nigeria). Founding President of the LM Practitioners in Nigeria, Regional Director in the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. • Petras Vainius BS, MBA; ACLM - EU and Middle East, ELMO USA Ambas
  10. 10. International Lithuania LM Consulting and Contributing Experts • Colin Campbell PhD Sch. Prof. emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell U • Hans Diehl Dr.HSc, MPH; Founder of Lifestyle Medicine Institute and CHIP Program • Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. MD; Director of Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute • John Kelly, MD, MPH; Founder of ACLM, President Emeritus ACLM, Director Black Hills LM Clinic • Brenda Davis , RD, int’l lecturer , author 9 Books - foods & nutrition • Brian Clement, PhD; Director of Hippocrates Health Institute • Adrian Kennedy CMO India & UAE University and Hospital • Ify Monye, MD (UK&Nigeria). Founding President of the LM Practitioners in Nigeria, Regional Director in the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. • Petras Vainius BS, MBA; ACLM - EU and Middle East, ELMO USA Ambas

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