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CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*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 12.50 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:
September 13, 2017
Expiration Date:
September 01, 2020 11:55 PM
Presentation Location:
San Antonio, TX
Presentation Objectives
  • Understand the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity
  • Understand obesity as a disease state
  • Pass the Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health issues associated with obesity
  • Employ therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavior change, and pharmacotherapy
  • Prescribe a comprehensive and individualized approach to achieve optimal results for each patient (adult, adolescent, and/or child) affected by obesity
  • Promote the prevention of obesity, and advocate for those patients who suffer from obesity
  • Maintain competence in providing pre-, peri-, and post-surgical care of bariatric surgery patients
Epidemiology and Determinants of Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Articolo defines obesity and discusses the genetic, environmental, and cultural factors associated with obesity.


Objectives:

  • Define obesity
  • Describe the incidence and prevalence of obesity
  • Identify the genetic, environmental, and cultural factors of obesity
  • Recall the financial costs of obesity, the pathophysiology of obesity-related disorders and the psychosocial aspects of obesity
Speaker Information
Amy Articolo  [ view bio ]
Assessment and Evaluation
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Pennings discusses how to complete an obesity-related physical along with being able to acknowledge adipose disorders.


Objectives:

  • Assemble a complete obesity-related history and physical
  • Select appropriate tests: lab, radiology, and other assessments
  • Recognize rare adipose disorders
  • Recall questionnaire and guideline resources
Speaker Information
Nicholas Pennings  [ view bio ]
Practice Management
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Articolo addresses the issues and office policies and protocols related to treating a patient affected with obesity.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize weight bias, stigma, and discrimination
  • Address the issues and office policies and protocols related to treating the patient affected by obesity
  • Recognize the current guidelines and algorithms for adult obesity medicine treatment
Speaker Information
Amy Articolo  [ view bio ]
Pediatrics (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  In Pediatrics (Part 1), Dr. Censani explores the epidemiology and risk factors for childhood obesity along with evaluation and treatment strategies.


Objectives:

  • Define epidemiology and risk factors for childhood obesity including environmental influences
  • Discuss evaluation and treatment of a child affected by obesity
Speaker Information
Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Knopke discusses obesity-related behavioral problems along with eating, body image, mood, anxiety, and personality disorders.

 


Objectives:

  • Identify obesity-related neruological principles
  • Define common obesity-related behavioral problems
  • Name eating disorders
  • List body image disorders
  • Name mood, anxiety, personality disorders
  • Define sleep disorders
Speaker Information
Carl Knopke  [ view bio ]
Obesity Medicine Treatment Strategies
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Hallberg discusses different treatment strategies along with managing weight plateaus and co-morbid conditions.

 


Objectives:

  • Age-related treatment
  • Prevention of obesity and weight gain
  • Define risks associated with excessive weight loss
  • Management of a weight plateau
  • Management of co-morbid conditions during weight loss
  • Recognize the effect of weight loss on co-morbid conditions
  • Recall adult treatment guidelines
Speaker Information
Sarah Hallberg  [ view bio ]
Nutrition (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Lazarus discusses macro and micronutrients and their Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) along with the effects on body weight and metabolism.

 


Objectives:

  • Define macro and micronutrients 
  • Recall GI sites of nutrient absorption
  • Explain obesity-related vitamin and mineral metabolism (Ca, PTH, B12, Vit D)
  • Describe macronutrient diet composition and effects on body weight and metabolism
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus  [ view bio ]
Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Knopke explores treatment strategies specific to behavioral problems along with psychological and pharmacologic therapies.

 


Objectives:

  • Identify treatments for specific behavioral problems
  • Define psychological therapies
  • Name pharmacologic therapies
Speaker Information
Carl Knopke  [ view bio ]
Physical Activity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Horn reviews the basics of creating an indvidualized exercise prescription along with the role physical activity has in weight loss.

 


Objectives:

  • Distinguish differences between physical activity, exercise, and non-exercise activity thermogenesis
  • Recall muscle anatomy and exercise physiology
  • Interpret current evidence involving physical activity and its role in weight loss, weight maintenance, and reduction in all cause mortality
  • List the components of an exercise history, basics of creating an individualized exercise prescription, and risks involved with exercise
Speaker Information
Deborah Bade Horn  [ view bio ]
Nutrition (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Lazarus addresses diets and meal replacements and their effects on co-morbid conditions.

 


Objectives:

  • Calorie and micro/macro nutrient 
  • Very low calorie diet
  • Meal replacement
  • Effect on co-morbid conditions
  • Pediatric guidelines (not covered in this slide deck - see pediatrics slide deck)
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus  [ view bio ]
Pathophysiology (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  Dr. Sicat reviews peripheral and CNS hormones along with the pathways of signaling from the hypothalamus.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize the complexity of weight control at the CNS level
  • Name the peripheral hormones that assist with weight regulation
  • List the CNS hormones that control energy balance
  • Outline the paths of signaling from the hypothalamus, 1st and 2nd order neurons
  • Discuss the function of orexigens and anorexigens at the CNS level
  • Discuss genetic obesity disorders and their relationship to hormones
Speaker Information
Jeffrey Sicat  [ view bio ]
Pathophysiology (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  Dr. Sicat educates about the emerging science on the intestinal microbiome and the functions of different types of body fat.

 


Objectives:?

  • Recognize the emerging science on the intestinal microbiome and its effect on weight regulation
  • Discuss the impact of disordered sleep on metabolic parameters
  • Name the functions of different types of body fat and the impact of their distribution
  • Discuss obesity-related co-morbidities
Speaker Information
Jeffrey Sicat  [ view bio ]
Pharmacotherapy
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Fitch will provide an overview of the risk, benefits, adverse effects of medications along with alternative and emerging therapies.

 


Objectives:?

  • Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacology, and Pharmacokinetics
  • Risks, Benefits, and Adverse Effects
  • Indications/Contraindications
  • Monitoring and Follow-up
  • Prescription Dose and Frequency
  • Drug-Drug, Drug-Nutrient, Drug-Herbal Interactions
  • Off Label Usage/Over-the-counter (OTC)
  • Multi-drug/Combination Therapy
  • Management of Drug-Induced Weight Gain
  • Effect of Comorbid Conditions
  • Alternative, Emerging, and Investigational Therapies

 

Speaker Information
Angela Fitch  [ view bio ]
Pediatrics (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  In Pediatrics (Part 2), Dr. Censani examines further treatment strategies along with reviewing expert committee recommendations.


Objectives:

  • Explain the 2007 Expert Committee Recommendations and flow charts in detail
  • Discuss evaluation and treatment of a child affected by obesity
Speaker Information
Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
Surgery
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2020*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Long discusses types of weight-loss surgery (WLS) procedures along with the risks and benefits assoicated with these procedures.

 


Objectives:

  • Define types, risks, and benefits of the different weight-loss surgery (WLS) procedures
  • Describe pre-operative medical assessment and preparation
  • List complications
  • Determine post-op medical management
  • Employ nutritional management
  • Describe adolescent surgery
  • Summarize WLS/pregnancy
Speaker Information
Joshua Long  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s): 12.50
Participation Credit(s): 12.50
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