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The 2017 Business and Treatment Eseentials course addresses the pillars of nutrition, behavior, medication, and physical activity along with business aspects of dispensing medications in a practice and reimbursement. 

 

The presentations within 2017 Business and Treatment Essentials can be purchased together as a series, or individually by session:

 

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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 12.25 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 19, 2017
Expiration Date:
April 15, 2020 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Understand obesity as a disease state
  • Effectively design an individualized treatment plan for patients affected by overweight and obesity
  • Prescribe detailed dietary plans to patients based upon their individualized needs
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health problems associated with obesity
  • Understand the manifestations, role, and impact of insulin resistance in obesity and related conditions
  • Effectively utilize the Obesity Algorithm© for enhanced understanding of the disease obesity and for evaluating, treating, and managing patients with obesity.
  • Dispense medications effectively and ethically in accordance with legal requirements on a federal and state level
  • Properly code for reimbursement for obesity treatment; and understand the results of the obesity medicine compensation survey
  • Create and manage an obesity treatment team within a medical practice
The Plant Powered Plate: Why Vegetarian Meals Promote Healing and How You Can Help Patients Bridge the Gap between Diet Advice and Lasting Dietary Change
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Ms. Bermann will provide an in-depth look into the vegetarian diet along with helpful tools such as sample meal plans and grocery lists. 
 


Objectives:

  • Discuss three explanations for the health benefits seen with plant-based diets
  • Explain how dietary choices can affect the composition of the gut microbiome
  • Review weight netural strategies for inspiring dietary change

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

Speaker Information
Anita Bermann  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Management and Cardiometabolic Health
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Ms. Dennet will provide an in-depth look into the mediterranean diet and provide helpful resources such as sample meal plans and grocery lists. 
 


Objectives:

  • Describe the traditional Mediterranean diet
  • Explain which components of the Mediterranean diet may aid weight loss or reduction in visceral fat
  • Understand the current strengths and limitations of research on Mediterranean-style diets

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

Speaker Information
Carrie Dennett  [ view bio ]
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OMA Member Price:
$20.00
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Crucial CARBversations: Teaching Your Patients the Low-down on Low-carb
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Ms. Eggerichs and Ms. Moore will discuss the aspects of the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and provide helpful resources such as sample meal plans and grocery lists. 
 


Objectives:

  • To be able to discuss the reasoning behind low-carbohydrate diet approaches with patients
  • To be able to teach patients how to implement a low-carbohydrate diet
  • To be able to identify challenges and offer solutions to implementing a low-carbohydrate diet

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

Speaker Information
Laura Eggerichs  [ view bio ]
Megan Moore  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Low-carb Diets Panel Discussion
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dieticians will provide a discussion on the vegetarian, Mediterranean, and low-carbohydrate diets. 


Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

Speaker Information
Anita Bermann  [ view bio ]
Carrie Dennett  [ view bio ]
Laura Eggerichs  [ view bio ]
Megan Moore  [ view bio ]
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OMA Member Price:
$15.00
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Insights on Insulin Resistance
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Pennings will present on the relationship of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance with those affected by obesity.


Objectives:

  • Recognize insulin resistance as an early marker for T2DM
  • Understand the relationship between insulin, insulin resistance and adiposopathy
  • Identify individual variation in adipose tissue accumulation and its impact on metabolic disease
  • Recognize the role of diet and medications in the treatment of insulin resistance

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/19/2017

Speaker Information
Nicholas Pennings  [ view bio ]
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The Obesity Algorithm Overview (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Bays will highlight the latest updates to the Obesity Algorithm® which is a clinical resource designed to help health care professionals both understand the complexity of the disease of obesity and implement effective, evidence-based treatment strategies with patients.


Objectives:

  • Provide overview of the 2017 Obesity Algorithm
  • Discuss sentinel updates
  • Discuss illustrative examples of clinical applications
  • Describe how updates, authors, algorithm, obesity definition, people first language, office environment, genetics, cancer, obesity paradox, body composition, and energy expenditure all apply to the clinical management of patients with obesity

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Harold Bays  [ view bio ]
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OMA Member Price:
$15.00
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Applying the Obesity Algorithm in Practice (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Doniparthi will provide case studies to demonstrate how to utilize the algorithm to improve individual patients' treatment for obesity. 


Objectives:

  • Use the Obesity Algorithm to assess patient afficted with obesity

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Krishna Doniparthi  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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The Obesity Algorithm Overview (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Bays will highlight the latest updates to the Obesity Algorithm® which is a clinical resource designed to help health care professionals both understand the complexity of the disease of obesity and implement effective, evidence-based treatment strategies with patients.


Objectives:

  • Provide overview of the 2017 Obesity Algorithm
  • Discuss sentinel updates
  • Discuss illustrative examples of clinical applications
  • Describe concomitant medications, nutrition, transfats, diet patterns, physical exercise, motivational interviews, behavior therapy, technologies, GI hormones, newer bariatric technologies, micronutrients, minerals/trace elements, and microbiome apply to the clinical management of patients with obesity

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Harold Bays  [ view bio ]
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OMA Member Price:
$15.00
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Applying the Obesity Algorithm in Practice (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Fitch will use case studies to provide strateiges on how to use the algorithm in order to improve individual patients' treatment for obesity.


Objectives:

  • Apply diverse treatment strategies to patients with various obesity phenotypes
  • Manage secondary causes of obesity
  • Identify concomitant medication issues and individualizing treatment accordingly
  • Describe nutrition, physical activity and psychological interventions for treating obesity

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Angela Fitch  [ view bio ]
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Legal and Risk Considerations When Dispensing Drugs in Your Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Mr. Canaan will discuss the legal risks that should be considered before deciding to prescribe, administer, and dispense drugs in your practice. 


Objectives:

  • Know what laws and regulations apply
  • Dangers of prescribing and dispensing drugs in your practice
  • How to recognize when you are noncompliant

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Gerald Canaan II  [ view bio ]
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The Practical (not practically legal) of Dispensing Medications in a Medical Weight Loss Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Rader will provide a physician's perspective on the the legal aspects of in-house dispensing.


Objectives:

  • To emphasize the dispensing office must meet state BOM, BOP, legislative and federal laws in dispensing medicines
  • To emphasize the dispensing office must meet state BOM, BOP, legislative and federal laws in dispensing medicines
  • To emphasize the dispensing office must meet state BOM, BOP, legislative and federal laws in dispensing medicines
  • Why dispense in the office
  • How to manage office dispensing with confidence

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
W. Allen Rader  [ view bio ]
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OMA Member Price:
$15.00
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Utilization of NPs and PAs in Obesity Medicine: A Team-based Approach
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Ms. Ingersoll will discuss the team-based approach of utilizing NPs, PAs, and other providers in a practice.


Objectives:

  • Review of potential obesity medicine practice models
  • Understanding ways of partnering with NPs/PAs in obesity medicine in private practice
  • Creating a niche area for PAs/NPs in current practice

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Amy Ingersoll  [ view bio ]
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$20.00
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Getting Paid for Treating Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Ms. Pinky will provide attendees with an understanding of proper documentation for obesity counseling services and how to maximize reimbursement. 


Objectives:

  • Understand the Medicare and Different Commercial Insurance Reimbursement's Billing, Coding Policy, Determination and Utilization Guidelines
  • Understand the levels of problem-focused evaluation and management along with time-based behavioral counseling
  • Understand proper documentation for obesity counseling services
  • Describe incident to physician's billing in a primary care setting to non-physician providers (nurse practitioner and physician assistant)
  • Describe the role of a dietician or nutritionist 
  • Discover additional services to maximize reimbursement for obesity services performed in a primary care setting
  • Understand different scenarios in a practice with obesity services

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Speaker Information
Pinky Maniri  [ view bio ]
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OMA Member Price:
$30.00
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ā„¢: 12.25
Participation Credit(s): 12.25
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