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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: Learn about the latest advancements in the treatment of obesity, helping you individualize and optimize treatment for patients with obesity and additional obesity-related conditions.

 


 

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 28.0 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
  • Learn to communicate key points to patients during limited time appointments
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health problems associated with obesity
  • Understand the risks, advantages and disadvantages of incorporating telemedicine into practice
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight and obesity
  • Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease obesity
  • Prescribe appropriate medications to post-bariatric surgery patients
  • Safely include alternate day fasting as part of a dietary prescription
  • Become aware of one's own possible biases with regard to overweight and obesity in order to improve communications with patients
  • Understand the pathophysiology of adipose tissue and its impact on human health
  • Effectively use telemedicine where applicable as part of an individualized patient treatment plan for obesity
  • Understand the impact of meal timing and use this knowledge when creating food plans for patients
  • Understand the link between the thyroid and obesity
  • Create physical activity plans for children and adolescents affected by obesity
  • Treat patients for thyroid disorders that may be affecting patients' weight
  • Apply cognitive behavioral therapy during patient appointments
  • Prescribe combination medication therapies as part of a comprehensive treatment plan
  • Develop behavioral modification strategies unique to each patient's needs
  • Use anti-obesity medications confidently and appropriately as part of an overall treatment
  • Educate patients about the benefits and/or risks associated with supplements associated with weight management
  • Incorporate motivational interviewing into patient interactions as appropriate
  • Correctly document and chart patient appointments aligned with established medical codes
  • Develop online marketing strategies that focus on treating patients for obesity and weight-related disease
  • Establish an obesity medicine practice as a new clinic or as an adjunct to an existing clinic
  • Understand the most popular business models for practices addressing weight management in patients
  • Properly code for reimbursement for obesity treatment
  • Create and manage an obesity treatment team within a medical practice
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 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 ]
Getting Started and Managing in Obesity Medicine
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 how to establish a full-time obesity medicine program or add to an existing practice. 

 


Objectives:

  • Why establish or add an obesity medicine program
  • What options and resources are available
  • How to make a program happen or how to review and revise an existing program
Speaker Information
Owen J. Dahl  [ view bio ]
Marketing 101 in the Digital Age
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: In this lecture, learn how to utilize different social media platforms to reach your target audience.

 


Objectives:

  • Showcase multiple social media platforms
  • Provide a "how to guide" to get started
  • Target your message to your audience
Speaker Information
Cindy Haskell  [ view bio ]
Group Visits for an Obesity Medicine Practice
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. Burguera shares his experience of treating patients affected with obesity in shared medical appointments.

 


Objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of shared medical appointments
  • Describe the limitations of shared medical appointments
Speaker Information
Bartolome Burguera  [ view bio ]
To Package or Not to Package?
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. Lazarus will discuss implementation strategies on pre-package services. 

 


Objectives:

  • Understand how to pre-package services
  • Discuss implementation strategies
  • Review patient outcomes and financial impact
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus  [ view bio ]
What You Need to Know About Billing and Coding (Part 1)
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. McConnell will provide an understanding of evaluation and management codes to bill for office visits along with demonstrating examples of obesity medicine documentation.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand the use of evaluation and management codes to bill for office visits
  • Review the Medicare Intensive Behavior Treatment for Obesity, who is eligible to participate, and the coding and documentation requirements
  • Review the Affordable Care Act mandated screening and treatment of obesity, including coding and documentation requirements
  • How to use incident-to billing as a means to provide efficient and cost effective obesity services in a busy practice setting
  • Review 1997 Evaluation and Management guidelines
  • Demonstrate examples of obesity medicine documentation
  • Review the role of telemedicine in the delivery of obesity medicine care
  • Discuss the role of Medicare Chronic Care Management services in the treatment of obesity as a model of chronic disease
Speaker Information
Jeremy McConnell  [ view bio ]
What You Need to Know About Billing and Coding (Part 2)
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: Become informed on the latest in service codes and modifiers.

 


Objectives: 

  • CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 Codes for 2018
  • New delivery methods in obesity medicine
  • Progress notes and pitfalls
  • What's new in place of service codes and modifiers
Speaker Information
Marcia Cox  [ view bio ]
Meal Frequency and Timing
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. St-Onge defines the implications of various eating patterns for health including breakfast skipping, eating late in the day, alternate day fasting, and high meal frequency.

 


Objectives:

  • Define eating occasions and meal patterns
  • Understand the health effects of breakfast consumption
  • Understand health effects of alternate day fasting
Speaker Information
Marie-Pierre St-Onge  [ view bio ]
Fasting as a Therapeutic Option for Weight Loss
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. Fung will introduce the concept of therapeutic fasting and distinguish between the myths and misunderstandings of the fasting process.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand why long term weight loss is so difficult
  • Introduce the concept of therapeutic fasting
  • Understand some myths and misunderstandings of the fasting process
Speaker Information
Jason Fung  [ view bio ]
Meal Timing and Intermittent Fasting Panel Discussion
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: Drs. Fung and St-Onge provide a discussion based on audience questions. 

 

Speaker Information
Jason Fung  [ view bio ]
Marie-Pierre St-Onge  [ view bio ]
Obesity Algorithm Updates
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. Primack provides an update of the newest content additions to the Obesity Algorithm. 

 

Speaker Information
Craig Primack  [ view bio ]
Optimizing Medical Treatment for Both Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
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: In this lecture, Dr. Perreault expands upon the concept of treatment goals in people with Type 2 diabetes.

 


Objectives:

  • Expand the concept of treatment goals in people with Type 2 diabetes
  • Discuss data from clinical trials reporting mean weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes randomized to weight loss medication
  • Compare anti-hyperglycemic medications impact on body weight
Speaker Information
Leigh Perreault  [ view bio ]
Can Effective Obesity Counseling Fit into the 20-minute Appointment?
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. Burguera provides an approach on how to address obesity counseling within the 20-minute appointment.

 

Speaker Information
Bartolome Burguera  [ view bio ]
Update on the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC)
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. Horn provides an update on the efforts of the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC).

 

Speaker Information
Deborah Bade Horn  [ view bio ]
Pharmacotherapy and Post-Surgical Weight Gain
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. Stanford provides an understanding of which medications might be utilized in the postoperative setting for inadequate weight loss or weight regain.

 


Objectives:

  • Be familiar with chronic management of obesity with pharmacotherapy
  • Understand which medications might be utilized in the postoperative setting for inadequate weight loss or weight regain
  • Understand which anti-obesity agents are a useful adjunct to weight loss surgery
Speaker Information
Fatima Cody Stanford  [ view bio ]
Research: A Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) Weight Management
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 about the current literature surrounding the innovative dietary of evidence-based weight management practices and ways to apply evidence-based practices of telehealth into a practice. 

 


Objectives:

  • Define telemedicine and interpret the current literature surrounding the innovative delivery of evidence-based weight management practices
  • Present the model of the Telehealth Enabled Approach to Multidisciplinary (TEAM) weight management in two independent clinical trials
  • Provide practical ways to apply evidence-based practices of telehealth into a practice
Speaker Information
Michelle Alencar  [ view bio ]
Telemedicine and Weight Loss: The Application
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: Drs. Fitch and Stanford provide their clinical experiences of incorporating telemedicine along with a discussion based on audience questions. 

 

Speaker Information
Angela Fitch  [ view bio ]
Fatima Cody Stanford  [ view bio ]
Understanding the Adiposity-based-disease Model (ABCD) as a Diagnostic Term and the Chronic Care Complications-centric Approach to 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. Garvey reviews the adiposity-based-disease model (ABCD) as an approach to the treatment of obesity.

 

Speaker Information
W. Timothy Garvey  [ view bio ]
The Effects and Impact of Adipose Tissue
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. Jensen provides an overview on how much body fat is normal and abnormal in adult males and females and the effects it has on insulin regulation.

 


Objectives:

  • Describe how much body fat is normal and abnormal in adult males and females
  • Describe the effects of obesity on the insulin regulation of adipose tissue lipolysis
  • Understand which "hormones" produced by human adipose tissue have been proven to have an endocrine function at this time
Speaker Information
Michael D. Jensen  [ view bio ]
Peeling the Onion: Unraveling the Medical Complexities of the Patient with 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. Pennings steps through a case study of how to troubleshoot complicating factors in treating patients with obesity.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize the many causes of obesity
  • Enhance skills for assessing the patient with obesity
  • Troubleshoot complicating factors in treating patients with obesity
Speaker Information
Nicholas Pennings  [ view bio ]
Addressing Weight Bias in Health Care: How to Be a Better Clinician
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. Kahan provides a definition of weight bias and how these tendencies may affect clinical care of patients with obesity.

 


Objectives:

  • Define weight bias and become familiar with common examples of weight bias in society and the healthcare system
  • Explore implicit weight bias tendencies and how these may affect clinical care of patients with obesity
  • Identify several opportunities to mimize weight bias in healthcare
Speaker Information
Scott Kahan  [ view bio ]
Stealth Interventions to Motivate Behavior Change
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. Robinson reviews the concept, applications, and advantages of stealth interventions.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand the uses of outcome motivators and process motivators
  • Understand the concept and applications of stealth interventions
  • Understand the advantages of stealth interventions
Speaker Information
Thomas N. Robinson  [ view bio ]
Clinical Treatment of Thyroid Disorders Related to 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. McDermott evaluates the current evidence regarding thryoid disorders and obesity along with discussing the management of hypothyroidism.

 


Objectives:

  • Review thyroid system physiology and the diagnosis of common disorders of thyroid function
  • Discuss the management of hypothyroidism, the most significant thyroid disorder associated with obesity
  • Evaluate the current evidence regarding thyroid disorders and obesity and the results of treatment of these conditions
Speaker Information
Michael McDermott  [ view bio ]
Patient-Centered Encounters: The Power of Stories and Shared Decision
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: Ms. Christensen provides an overview of patient-centered care and how shared decision making applies to obesity treatment.

 


Objectives:

  • Discuss the concepts of patient-centered care
  • Discuss the role and value of a narrative history in obesity treatment
  • Discuss the process of shared decision making and how it applies to obesity treatment
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 28.00
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