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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define sedentary behavior, physical inactivity, and associated chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
  2. Describe the health consequences that occur from development of NCDs due to a physically inactive or excessively sedentary lifestyle.
  3. Identify recommended changes and rationale for meeting the World Health Organization (WHO) 2030 global goal to reduce premature mortality associated with NCDs.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about how physical inactivity increases the risk of developing chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH
  • NM - BON 1.5 CH
  • SC - BON 1.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT0922A
Published: Sep/Oct 2022
Expires: 3/1/2024
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Guillermo Garcia-Perez-de-Sevilla, PhD, MSc; Beatriz Sanchez-Pinto, MD
Specialties: Cardiology, Diabetes, Nutrition