Course Overview

Women, Food Sovereignty and Integrative Health

In this presentation we will explore connections between soil health, organic farming, food security and the impact of these factors on the health and well-being of women and girls in particular, as well as in society in general.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

30 minutes

CME Eligible*

.5 credits
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Course Info
Course Faculty
Accreditation/CME

What you will learn

 Course Summary

In this presentation we will explore connections between soil health, organic farming, food security and the impact of these factors on the health and well-being of women and girls in particular, as well as in society in general. We will navigate between a discussion of factors affecting food security globally to the central role that women play in all aspects of food production, and the threat that increasing food precariousness is placing on the lives and well-being of women around the globe.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • List three factors affecting food security throughout the world today.
  • Describe the role that women play in growing food in many parts of the world.
  • Summarize some of the ways in which deteriorating or unstable food supplies impact women's health.
  • Identify at least one example of a food sovereignty initiative aimed at addressing women's health and well-being.
See course outline below for additional information.

This course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Faculty

Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABOIM, FAIHM

Bio

Dr. Scarlet Soriano, MD is an Integrative Medicine and Wellness leader, speaker and teacher. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and the current Director of Wellness - Based Healthcare Transformation at Boston Medical Center. She is also the Medical Director of Hopespring Holistic Health Institute in Maine. She is an expert in Integrative group medical visits. Dr. Soriano is a consultant for various organizations in the health and wellness fields. She is a dynamic speaker and educator with a passion for increasing access to Integrative Medicine services to underserved populations. Dr. Soriano is board certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Disclosure

No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation and CME

Accreditation Statement

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 the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the
CME website.

*CME/CEU Credits

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring materials for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals
 completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on December 31, 2022. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.
The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.

Course Outline

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.