CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.
Description: The Fall Obesity Summit will equip you with the tools to address complex cases of obesity, make informed treatment decisions, and develop personalized treatment plans for patients with obesity and other obesity-related conditions.
The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited 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 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
September 28, 2018
August 23, 2021 12:00 AM
Understand and recognize obesity as a disease state, and more effectively diagnose, evaluate, and treat the disease obesity
Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health problems associated with obesity
Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight and obesity
Apply clinical tools in identifying and managing food cravings in patients with overweight and obesity
Understand the role of psychiatric disorders in the treatment of patients affected by obesity
Identify appropriate adjustments to therapy for diabetes, lipids, hypertension, and sleep apnea that support effective weight loss in patient with obesity
Describe conditions related to obesity and prescribe the most effective medication to address these conditions
Use the BMI tool judiciously in the diagnosis of overweight and obesity
Prescribe the ketogenic and Mediterranean diets effectively and appropriately for patients affected by overweight and obesity
Discuss current strengths and limitations of predicting individual response to obesity treatment (nutrition, physical activity, pharmacologic, behavioral, and surgical interventions)
Discuss the potential role of prebiotics and probiotics in the treatment of obesity
Recognize weight bias and discrimination and develop tools to effect change
More effectively listen to patients as part of a team approach to addressing their disease of obesity
Use the OMA Pediatric Algorithm as a resource when developing treatment plans for children and adolescents
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