Continuing Education 2016

Affordable opportunities for health professionals

(Students and the general public are also welcomed)



P-POD is a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  Our strictly noncommercial conferences offer an evidence based focus on how society’s major chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, may largely be prevented, and in many cases treated, via lifestyle changes by individuals and in communities.

3rd Annual National Plant-based Prevention Of Disease (P-POD) Conference

May 19-22, 2016, Raleigh NC

Continuing education credits for the full conference (pro-rated for partial attendance):

  • CME:  23 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™.  This activity is designated for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Certificates will be issued by the Mountain Area Health Education Center.
    Awarded to physicians, and recognizable (subject to their own credentialing requirements) for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (and, according to the NC State Board of Optometry, optometrists).
  • CEU:  2.3 CEU’s or the equivalent of 23 contact hours, as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
    For nurses, and any other practitioners whose credentialing organization recognizes the following:
    Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for CEU’s or equivalent contact hours.
  • CPEU:  25 CPEU’s for participation in the full weekend conference, approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.  These apply to Registered Dietitians and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RD’s, RDN’s), and Dietetic Technicians, Registered and Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (DTR’s, NDTR’s).

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) through joint providership of the Mountain Area Health Education Center and  Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc.  The Mountain Area Health Education Center is accredited by NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Mountain Area Health Education Center adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education.  Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty’s commercial relationships will be made known at the activity.

This CME educational activity is jointly provided by Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc. and

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Physician course director:  Mladen Golubic, MD PhD.  Conference founder/ coordinator:  Bob LeRoy, RDN MS EdM