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CME/CE Expiration Date: 10/8/2023*
*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 (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The Obesity Medicine Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
October 05, 2020
Expiration Date:
October 11, 2023 11:55 PM
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
Assessment and Evaluation
Pathophysiology (Part 1)
Pathophysiology (Part 2)
Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment
Lightning Q&A

Join the Review Course speakers for a lighting-fast Q&A to review sample test questions.

 

Breakfast with Current ABOM Diplomates

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

Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
Nutrition
Physical Activity
Surgery
Pharmacotherapy
Obesity Treatment Strategies
Practice Management
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„’: 12.25
Participation Credit(s): 12.25
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