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 Overcoming Obesity 2017 package includes both courses of the Review Course for the ABOM Exam and Fall Summit from the 2017 fall conference that took place in San Antonio, TX.
The Obesity Medicine Association is accreditated 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 30.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicans should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
September 13, 2017
September 01, 2020 11:55 PM
San Antonio, TX
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
Effectively utilize the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm for enhanced understanding of pediatric obesity and for evaluating, treating and management children and adolescents affected by obesity
Prescribe up-to-date interventions to encourage patients to decrease their sedentary lifestyles
Incorporate technology related to behavior modification into individualized treatment plans
Understand the role and actions of ghrelin in energy balance, appetite regulation, weight gain and weight loss
Learn about the concept of mindful eating as a behavioral tool and apply this in treatment programs where viable
Understand neuroendocrine mechanisms of eating and how eating is regulated by metabolic and hedonic needs in the normal physiological state and in obesity
Safely include alternate day fasting as part of a dietary prescription
Provide pharmacological interventions for mental health issues as part of an overall individualized obesity treatment plan
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