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Harvard Medical School

Treating Obesity 2022: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine - LIVE STREAMING

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Overview / Abstract:

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity
This highly-rated Harvard Medical School CME course delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment.
Highlights of the 2022 program include:
• Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity
• Medical management of the patient with obesity
• Emerging precision medicine approaches to obesity and metabolic disorders
• Optimizing medical outcomes after bariatric surgery
• Effective counseling and motivation techniques
• Medical and surgical treatment of children and adolescents with obesity
• Emerging strategies and therapies for genetic obesity
• Navigating our understanding of how diet influences metabolic processes
• Building and maintaining a successful Obesity Medicine practice
• Enhancing communication about obesity with patients, referring providers, payers, and the public
Presented by authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology and psychology from the country’s leading obesity treatment centers, this course covers critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders. In addition, one day prior to the start of Treating Obesity 2022, we host a one-day review for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification examination. This course is taught by recent diplomates of the ABOM.
Treating Obesity 2022 is designed to give healthcare providers the knowledge to:
• Identify, evaluate and manage patients with high-risk obesity
• Provide lifestyle-based therapies for obesity, including nutritional, physical activity, and behavioral approaches
• Apply effective counseling and behavioral modification techniques
• Apply current pharmacological approaches to the treatment of obesity
• Assess patients for their need and appropriateness for bariatric surgery and determine surgical options

Expiration

Nov 01, 2022

Discipline(s)

Dietetics / Dietitian CE, Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Live / Seminar, Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

495-1495

Credits / Hours

33.00

Accreditation

ACCME, Harvard Medical School, ABIM MOC, Risk Management

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Behavioral Medicine, Counseling, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology / GI, Internal Medicine, Obesity / Weight Management, Primary Care, Psychiatry / Mental Health, Surgery

Keywords / Search Terms

The Penzias Group Harvard, CME, obesity, treatment, prevention, evaluation, surgical, medical, nutrition, lifestyle, diabetes, bariatric, bariatric surgery, pharmacology, behavioral medicine, communication, board review, motivation, motivational interviewing, genetic, precision medicine, metabolism, metabolic disorders, counseling, Obesity Medicine Live CE CME Seminar CE CME Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
10-24-2022 - 10-26-2022

Live Streaming
MA  
United States of America

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