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CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: The Obesity Medicine Association's four obesity treatment pillars are nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication. Treatment plans comprised of these four approaches can help patients reach their weight and health goals. During the brand new Treatment Pillars: Medication and Behavior course, delve into the pharmacological and behavioral components of clinical obesity treatment.

 


 

Accreditation:

The Obesity Medicine Association is accreditated by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 04, 2018
Expiration Date:
March 02, 2021 12:00 AM
Presentation Location:
San Diego, CA
Presentation Objectives
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health problems associated with obesity
  • Apply cognitive behavioral therapy during patient appointments
  • Incorporate motivational interviewing into patient interactions as appropriate
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight and obesity
  • Develop behavioral modification strategies unique to each patient's needs
  • Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease obesity
  • Educate patients about the benefits and/or risks associated with supplements associated with weight management
  • Prescribe combination medication therapies as part of a comprehensive treatment plan
  • Use anti-obesity medications confidently and appropriately as part of an overall treatment
Optimizing Obesity Treatment Using Medication Combinations
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Fitch explains how medications can be used effectively to treat obesity as a disease through case examples.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss obesity treatment in the chronic disease model
  • Define how medications are used to effectively treat obesity as a disease
  • Case examples of combination therapy for obesity treatment
Speaker Information
Angela Fitch  [ view bio ]
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Obesity Treatment
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn basic behavioral strategies and how to implement them in weight management along with communicating effectively with patients.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of cognitive behavioral therapy in weight management
  • Learn ways of implementing basic behavioral strategies in weight management
  • Communicate effectively with patients about their weight
Speaker Information
Jennifer Shapiro  [ view bio ]
Motivational Interviewing: The Basics
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Fairbanks will explain the basic principles and processes of motivational interviewing. 

 


Objectives:

  • Explain what is motivational interviewing
  • Identify the two goals of motivational interviewing
  • Understand the spirit, basic principles and processes of motivational interviewing
Speaker Information
Colleen Fairbanks  [ view bio ]
Using Anti-Obesity Medications: A Case Study
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Simonds reviews weight positive and weight negative alternative medications and appropriate treatments through a case discussion.

 


Objectives:

  • Identify weight positive medications
  • Identify weight negative alternative medications
  • Identify appropriate anti-obesity medication treatments
Speaker Information
Wickham Simonds  [ view bio ]
Evidence-based Use of Non-prescription Medicines and Supplements in the Treatment of Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Lindquist will provide an approach for the practitioner who is starting to learn about the use of supplements in weight loss. 

 


Objectives:

  • Take an approach from the perspective of a practitioner who is starting from the beginning to learning about the use of supplements in weight loss
  • Evidence-based approach
Speaker Information
Richard Lindquist  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 4.75
Participation Credit(s): 4.75
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