LIFESTYLE MEDICINE WEEK 2024

Lifestyle Medicine Week 2024

Join us in celebrating Lifestyle Medicine Week!

Lifestyle Medicine Week is being celebrated globally from 18–24 May, and offers a unique opportunity for us to raise awareness of the impact and importance of Lifestyle Medicine around the world.

Each day of Lifestyle Medicine Week we’ll highlight one of the six key Lifestyle Medicine pillars on our social media channels. You might like to join us by participating in an activity related to the Lifestyle Medicine pillar of the day! (scroll down to the very bottom right of the page to find links to our social channels).

Our sister organisations around the world, including the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine, are enthusiastically participating in Lifestyle Medicine Week 2024.

We welcome you to join in on #LMWeek2024 via your social channels. By taking part, you’ll be helping us raise awareness of Lifestyle Medicine among Australian and New Zealand health professionals and members of the public, and progress the global movement for change.

Use the social hashtags #LMWeek #LMWeek2024 #LMWeekAustralasia #lifestylemedicine to be part of the conversation.

The Six Pillars of Lifestyle Medicine

Stress management
Physical activity
Nutrition
Avoiding risky substances
Social connection
Sleep

ASLM Accreditation in Lifestyle Medicine (AALM)

Interested in becoming an ASLM Accredited Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner?
Enrolments are now open for our June 2024 intake.

ASLM Accreditation in Lifestyle Medicine is an online course with flexible study periods, designed to empower you with the knowledge, skills and tools essential for an holistic assessment of the impact of lifestyle and other determinants of patient health.

Learn the Foundations of evidence-based Lifestyle Medicine, including the Six Pillars – nutrition, physical activity, stress management, sleep, substance use, and social connection – as well as the Socioeconomic Determinants of Health and Behaviour Change principles.

Apply your knowledge through skills and tools such as Social Prescribing, Shared Medical Appointments, Health Coaching and Behaviour Change models, Person-Centred Care skills, Practitioner Self-care, Culturally Responsive models of care and much more.

Enrol by 21 June 2024 to save $100! Use the coupon code EOFYAALM at the checkout.  

To find out more, join us for a Live Information Session at 5.30pm on Wednesday 29 May 2024 AEST.

Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2024 at the Essential Health Summit

Building upon the momentum of Lifestyle Medicine Week 2024, we eagerly anticipate further engagement and exploration at the upcoming Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2024.

For the first time, we have joined forces with the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) to deliver an unforgettable experience for delegates by merging the Festival of Nursing and Lifestyle Medicine 2024 conference into one cohesive event: The Essential Health Summit!

Join us from 25-27 July 2024 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia.

Clinical Resources

ASLM’s online collection of clinical resources are designed to help clinicians and allied health practitioners implement Lifestyle Medicine into practice, and facilitate discussions with their patients about behaviour change, nutrition, physical activity and more.

Please note: Clinical resources are only available to ASLM members. Not a member? Sign up today.

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