Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases

Date: September 23-24, 2021
Accreditation: 12.5 CME/CE and 12.5 Medical Knowledge MOC Points (ABIM)
Schedule:  
Thursday, Sept. 23 – 8:00 AM-6:00 PM CT
Friday, Sept. 24 – 8:00 AM-12:00 PM CT

Learn how to create comprehensive, individualized obesity treatment plans for patients with complex adiposity-related diseases, including chronic kidney disease, women’s health, weight regain after bariatric surgery, and depression or bipolar disorder. Use case studies to apply your skills and develop treatment plans built around the Obesity Medicine Association’s four pillars of obesity treatment: nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication.

Why Attend?

  • Learn to manage four common adiposity-related diseases: type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and congestive heart failure, lipedema, and osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Explore the impacts of obesity treatment on each of these associated diseases
  • Find out what key components to look for in the evaluation including medical history, physical exam, and laboratory results
  • Learn how to identify and adjust any concurrent medications to support weight management
  • Prioritize treatment approaches for each adiposity-related disease based on what you find during the initial evaluation
  • Examine the root causes of each associated disease and how to effectively treat both the obesity-related disease and the obesity
  • Understand how best to communicate and collaborate with other providers on the patient’s healthcare team
  • Know when to refer to a disease specialist

Schedule on Thursday, Sept. 23

All times displayed in Central Time (CT)

8:00-8:15 AM - Introduction to Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases

8:15-9:15 AM - Women's Health

9:15-10:15 AM - Chronic Kidney Disease

10:15-10:30 AM - Break

Break

10:30-11:30 AM - Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery

11:30 AM-12:30 PM - Depression or Bipolar Disorder

Details coming soon! 

12:30-1:00 PM - Lunch

Lunch 

12:30-1:00 PM - Lunch (Q&A Panel)

1:30-1:45 PM - Intro to Casework

1:45-2:00 PM - Break

Break

2:00-3:15 PM - Casework

Details coming soon! 

3:15-3:30 PM - Break

Break

3:30-4:45 PM - Casework

Details coming soon! 

4:45-6:00 PM - Casework

6:00-7:15 PM - Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Join the exhibitors for opening night in the exhibit hall and get the first look at the technologies, products, and services available to enhance and improve your practice. Meet with exhibitors, try samples, and discover new tools to use when treating patients with obesity.

Schedule on Friday, Sept. 24

All times displayed in Central Time (CT)

6:00-7:00 - Fun Run (optional)

Get your blood pumping during an early morning fun run led by one of our physical activity experts.

7:00-8:00 AM - Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

Enjoy breakfast in the exhibit hall while you explore the latest technologies, products, and services available to enhance and improve your practice. Meet with exhibitors, try samples, and discover new tools to use when treating patients with obesity.

8:00-9:15 AM - Casework

9:15-9:30 AM - Break

Break

9:30-10:00 AM - Closing Q&A

Details coming soon! 

10:00-11:00 AM - Billing and Coding in Obesity Medicine

11:00 AM-12:00 PM - TBD


Recordings

Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases will NOT be recorded and must be attended live.


Commercial Support

This educational activity may receive support through an educational grant from a commercial interest.


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