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CME/CE Expiration Date: 10/04/2022*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: The Review Course for the ABOM Exam addresses clinical topics physicians need to know for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam. If you're a physician planning to take the exam, use this opportunity to study for the exam.

 


 

Accreditation:

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 12.5 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:
October 02, 2019
Expiration Date:
September 30, 2022 12:00 AM
Presentation Location:
Boston Marriott Copley Place
Presentation Objectives
  • • Recognize obesity as a disease state with diverse etiologies.
  • • Understand the physiology, pathophysiology, and epidemiology of obesity.
  • • Recognize the determinants of obesity including lifestyle, behavior, environment, culture, genetics, epigenetics, fetal environment, and obesity secondary to other medical conditions.
  • • Perform a comprehensive assessment to evaluate and diagnose obesity and associated health conditions.
  • • Apply general concepts of nutrition and physical activity.
  • • Identify treatment intervention options and strategies for patients with obesity including behavioral change, diet, physical activity, pharmacotherapy, surgery, and emerging and investigational therapies.
  • • Evaluate and treat pediatric patients with obesity.
  • • Maintain competency in providing pre?, peri?, and post?surgical care of bariatric surgery patients.
  • • Address patient care issues in the treatment of obesity, including weight bias, communication, and office environment.
  • • Recognize the societal costs of obesity and the cost-effectiveness of treatment options.
  • • Review practice management issues relevant to obesity treatment, including office policies and procedures, interdisciplinary team management, and coding and reimbursement.
Epidemiology and Determinants of Obesity
Speaker Information
Carl Knopke MD, FOMA, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Practice Management
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U. Inge Ferguson DO, FACOI, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Assessment and Evaluation
Speaker Information
Eric C. Westman MD, MHS, MFOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment
Speaker Information
Carl Knopke MD, FOMA, FAAFP  [ view bio ]
Pharmacotherapy and Lightning Round Review of Sample Test Questions
Speaker Information
Fatima Cody Stanford MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FTOS, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Panel of Current ABOM Diplomates

Spend time with current Diplomates of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) learning what it takes to pass the ABOM certification exam.

Pathophysiology (Part 1)
Speaker Information
Jeffrey Sicat MD, FACE, FOMA  [ view bio ]
Pathophysiology (Part 2)
Speaker Information
Jeffrey Sicat MD, FACE, FOMA  [ view bio ]
Nutrition
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
Speaker Information
Marisa Censani MD, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Physical Activity
Speaker Information
U. Inge Ferguson DO, FACOI, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Surgery
Speaker Information
Thomas W. Clark MD, MS, FACS, FASMBS, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Obesity Treatment Strategies
Speaker Information
U. Inge Ferguson DO, FACOI, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM  [ view bio ]
Lightning Round Review of Sample Test Questions
Polling questions and answer key
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)β„’: 12.50
Participation Credit(s): 12.50
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