Obesity Medical Education for Primary Care Module 2: Diet, Sleep and Activity, and Cases and Lifestyle Changes

October 9, 2020
September 30, 2023
1.25 CME, 1.36 Nursing
Credit Fee
Free to the first 65 people who request credit.
Target Audience
Primary Care Providers in and outside of West Virginia looking to address obesity in their practice.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the components that all healthy eating plans share
  • Describe eating patterns that can be part of a healthy weight loss strategy
  • Identify factors to consider when individualizing an eating plan
  • Describe the relationship between physical activity and weight control
  • Recognize effects of non-exercise activity on energy expenditure
  • Describe the sleep weight connection
  • Counsel patients on sleep hygiene
  • Use understanding of obesity medicine principles to do a “Weight H&P”
  • Individualize an obesity treatment plan based on specific patient factors
  • Recognize weight management approaches that are not evidence-based