CME/CE Expiration Date: 04/07/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific course.
Presentations within the 2016 Spring Obesity Summit Online include:
Processed Food: An Experiment That Failed
Practical Cognitive Behavior Therapy: The "How-to" of CBT
Common Threads: Nutrition, Metabolism, and the Circadian Clock
The Relationship among Sleep, Weight Gain, and Obesity-related Metabolic Disease
Sleep Panel Discussion
Cancer, Inflammation, and Diet
Exercise Prescription and Application for Patients with Limited Mobility
Short and Sweet? Pros and Cons of High-intensity Interval Training
Physical Activity Panel Discussion
Practical Medication Management for Obesity Treatment
Pharmacotherapy Panel Discussion
Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies
Pediatric Obesity in Minority Populations: Genetics, Environment, or Culture?
The Western Diet and Immunity
Effects of PPI Use on Gut Microbiota and How This Affects Obesity
April 08, 2016
March 08, 2019 11:55 PM
Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight or obesity. Increase knowledge about the latest in obesity research, including controversial topics, by reviewing the evidence available. Effectively communicate with patients as well as fellow medical practitioners about obesity and overweight. Apply relevant elements of the Obesity Algorithm when preparing treatment plans for patients. Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual health issues associated with obesity. Understand obesity as a disease state. Ensure that the pillars of comprehensive medical obesity treatment (nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication) are addressed. Obtain awareness of the anorectic drugs (and combination options) in current obesity research and clinical trials. Understand the evidence and application of new medical devices (approved and in development) that may be used for obesity treatment. Address treatment aspects in pediatric obesity to provide learners involved with this unique population tangible options for clinical application. Counsel patients using cognitive behavioral therapy for obesity treatment. Prescribe anti-obesity medications (and combination options) for the treatment of obesity, understanding the evidence for the efficacy, safety, and risks (based on all currently approved medications). Address emotional drivers behind patient adherence to prescribed plans. Prescribe individualized physical activity plans for patients based on limitations they may have with their mobility or environment. Understand the impact of sleep on body weight regulation and obesity risk. Understand the evidence behind the impact of processed foods in the typical American Diet, in order to better educate patients. Understand the evidence behind and potential effectiveness of current endoscopic bariatric therapies that have recently been approved or are being developed. Understand the effect of proton pump inhibitor use on obesity and gut microbiota.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s): 15.00 15.00 Participation Credit(s):
OMA Member Price: $299.00