Obesity: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment
The challenge of reversing the obesity epidemic has highlighted the need for new ways to teach complex skill sets that effectively target lifestyle behaviors, particularly diet and physical activity, the determinants of obesity, and the myriad of available tools to address it.
Our obesity course offerings provide an excellent overview of obesity etiology and prevention and treatment strategies for all health professionals; physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and more.
2023 Obesity: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment - Online
Available in June 2023!
Our 2023 live course, which took place May 3- May 6, 2023, will be available in an online/on-demand format.
For physicians interested in obtaining obesity medicine certification through the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM), this course satisfies the ABOM requirement of at least 30 hours of live CME credit on the topic of obesity.
2023 Obesity: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment: Additional Topics for Advanced Study - Online
Available in June 2023!
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Gain a more complete understanding of the science, sociology, and latest clinical approaches to obesity, and equip yourself with new tools for treating patients with obesity and overweight.
This far-reaching course is designed for learners with a general knowledge of obesity assessment and treatment and have studied the fundamentals of obesity in courses such as our “Obesity: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment."
Topics covered over the 49 lectures include: sleep, stress, and obesity; lifestyle interventions in treating obesity; nutrition and diet; obesity in cultural context; weight loss and regain; the relationship between aging and metabolism; obesity during pregnancy; childhood obesity; the relationship between cancer and obesity; health insurance and obesity treatment; delivering patient-centered care; and more.
Credit totals for this course are pending; they are anticipated to be over 30 CME hours.
This Additional Topics course may be bundled with our online 2023 Obesity: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment course.
2022 Obesity: Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment (online)
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Open since May 2022, our online 2022 Obesity Course consists of eighty pre-recorded lectures split into sixteen topic-based sections. All lectures are available online for participants to review at their own pace. There is one 20-question quiz to be taken at the end of the course; an 80% or higher score is required to pass the course and claim CME credit.
This course will remain available for registration through May 31, 2023. Course participants will need to complete the course by May 31, 2024, and will have access to all course materials through May 31, 2025.
For physicians interested in obtaining obesity medicine certification through the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM), this course satisfies the ABOM requirement of 60 CME credits on the topic of obesity, including at least 30 GROUP ONE credits.
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