Throughout the year, OMA will offer accredited, live obesity webinars, focusing on three primary target areas: clinical obesity treatment applications, leadership and practice management, and reimbursement. These live obesity webinars will help you learn critical skills for developing yourself as an obesity medicine clinician, a business-savvy professional, and an effective leader.
Live Webinar Schedule
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March 20 @ 12:00 PM (Eastern)
Eating Patterns for Weight Management
Review the effects of eating patterns on weight and overall health. Explore practical implications for designing a nutritional treatment strategy for patients with obesity.
ACCREDITATION: 1 CME/CE
REGISTRATION: Free for members; $26 for non-members
SPEAKER: Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD
The overall focus of Dr. St-Onge’s research is the study of the impact of lifestyle, specifically sleep and
diet, on cardio-metabolic risk factors. She conducts innovative, cutting-edge clinical research combining
her expertise on sleep, nutrition, and energy balance regulation to address questions relating to the role
of circadian rhythms, including sleep duration and timing and meal timing, on cardio-metabolic risk.
Recorded webinars are available to OMA members for free! Click on the boxes below to learn more about the recorded webinars currently available.
Insurance Reimbursement (4 CME/CE)
Learn how to properly, effectively, and efficiently code patient visits to maximize your reimbursement. See real-life examples from obesity medicine specialists illustrating how to chart and code patient visits for obesity treatment.
Leadership and Business Management (6 CME/CE)
Find the balance between providing exceptional patient care and running a successful practice. This series focuses on organizational culture, staff development and retention, cost management, operational effectiveness, and managing transition to meet the demands of a growing practice and provide quality care to your patients.
Bias and ACTION: Overcoming Barriers to Effective Obesity Care (1 CME/CE)
Review the results of the ACTION study, which examined perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors related to obesity management and identified barriers to care. Learn how to overcome these barriers in your own practice and improve patient care.
Motivational Interviewing: What, Why, and How (1 CME/CE)
Incorporate the fundamentals of motivational interviewing into your patient appointments.
The Obesity Paradox (1 CME/CE)
Why do some data show that body mass index (BMI) in the overweight range (generally) may confer lower mortality? Learn about the obesity paradox and its practical implications, including the advantages and disadvantages of using BMI as a measurement tool for diagnosing overweight and obesity.
Using Telemedicine for Pediatric Obesity Management (1 CME/CE)
Implement and expand your practice’s reach to pediatric populations through telemedicine. This webinar discusses policies, strategies, technology, and resources for implementing a telemedicine practice through a case study of a pilot telemedicine project in rural Maine.
Claiming Credit for Live Obesity Webinars
Participants who attend the live webinar will be able to claim credit within two business days and will receive the recording of the webinar. Those unable to attend the live webinar will be able to access the recordings on the Obesity Medicine Academy and claim credit when the recordings become available.
Live webinars can be viewed from a computer or mobile device. Please download the GotoWebinar app to view webinars from your mobile device. To ensure your computer or device is compatible with the webinar platform, please view the system requirements for webinar attendees.
If you have technical difficulties during a live webinar, please visit the technical support portal or call (877) 582-7011 for assistance.