Course Catalog » Medicine 140.43

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 140.43
Course Title: Lifestyle Changes in Prevention and Treatment of Disease
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: The Lifestyle Modification Program uses a comprehensive approach to address the underlying causes of disease rather than merely treating its symptoms. The comprehensive lifestyle modification program provides a spectrum of choices in nutrition, managing stress, exercise and social support, taking into consideration individual needs and preferences. This course is unique in that it combines both didactic and experiential learning.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: 3rd and 4th year medical students.
Activities: Block Elective

Instructor of Record: D. Ornish
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No