This course is worth up to 9.5 CME/CE credits.
Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment is a 2-day virtual course offering introductory education about evidence-based approaches for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating obesity in a clinical setting.
On day one, attend virtual lectures on the pathophysiology of obesity, how to evaluate patients for obesity and related diseases using ethical, non-stigmatizing communication, and strategies for treating obesity using nutrition, physical activity, behavior, surgery, and pharmacotherapy. On day two, work in virtual breakout groups on patient cases to develop comprehensive treatment plans using interventions in all four treatment pillars. Gain tools to begin developing effective treatment plans for patients affected by obesity in your practice.