1. Review the Course Information
Title: Enhancing the Patient - Provider Connection: Practical Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Obesity Management
Origin: Bedford CME Conference
Presenter: Colleen M. Fairbanks, PhD, Oak Brook, IL and Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, Center for Obesity and Metabolic Performance and the University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas
- Analyze regional and ethnic disparities in obesity
- Address patients with obesity with sensitivity and a greater understanding of this disorder’s causes, challenges, and treatments
- Apply current practice guidelines to optimize screening, diagnosis, and treatment
- Implement proven communication strategies, such as The 5 A’s of Obesity Counseling, to effectively engage patients in weight loss discussion
- Evaluate the efficacy and safety of available and emerging pharmacologic therapies for weight loss.
Faculty Disclosure Statement: The speakers have no conflict of interest, financial agreement, or working affiliation with any group or organization. The speakers have attested that their presentation will be free of all commercial bias toward a specific company and its products. The speakers indicated that the content of the presentation will not include discussion of unapproved or investigational uses of products or devices.
CME Credits: 1.00 credits
Handouts: download here
Patient Safety (y/n): Yes
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3. Watch the Video
4. Take the Post -Test
This Enduring Material activity, Bedford Springs Enduring CME, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 12/08/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This enduring material, Enhancing the Patient - Provider Connection: Practical Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Obesity Management, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Certificate Explanation
You must complete the post-test as proof of participation in order to receive your CME certificate. After completion of the post-test, you will be directed to a webpage where you can download your CME certificate.
Provided by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.