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CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: The Review Course for the ABOM Exam addresses clinical topics physicians need to know for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam. If you're a physician planning to take the exam, use this opportunity to study for the exam.

 


 

Accreditation:

The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
September 26, 2018
Expiration Date:
August 23, 2021 12:00 AM
Presentation Location:
Washington, DC
Presentation Objectives
  • Pass the Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians
  • Understand obesity as a disease state
  • Interact more confidently with patients in regards to their individual weight and health issues associated with obesity
  • Understand the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity
  • Employ evidence-based therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavior change, and pharmacotherapy
  • Prescribe a comprehensive and individualized approach to achieve optimal results for each patient (adult, adolescent, and/or child) affected by obesity
  • Maintain competence in providing pre-, peri-, and post-surgical care of bariatric surgery patients
  • Promote the prevention of obesity, and advocate for those patients who suffer from obesity
Epidemiology and Determinants of Obesity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: This presentation will discuss the prevalence of obesity in the United States; the genetic, environmental, and cultural factors that contribute to obesity; the financial costs associated with obesity; the pathophysiology of obesity-related disorders; and the psychosocial aspects of obesity.


Objectives:

  • Define obesity
  • Describe the incidence and prevalence of obesity
  • Identify the genetic, environmental, and cultural factors of obesity
  • Recall the financial costs of obesity, the pathophysiology of obesity-related disorders and the psychosocial aspects of obesity
Speaker Information
Lydia Alexander  [ view bio ]
Assessment and Evaluation
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Review the components of a medical history and physical exam, including relevant laboratory and diagnostic tests, for patients with obesity. A diagnostic reference guide will be provided.


Objectives:

  • Assemble a complete obesity-related history and physical
  • Select appropriate tests: lab, radiology, and other assessments
  • Recognize rare adipose disorders
  • Recall questionnaire and guideline resources
Speaker Information
Eric Westman  [ view bio ]
Surgery
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Review the post-operative anatomy and its impact on nutrition; appropriate laboratory evaluation techniques for post-operative patients; vitamin deficiencies and replacement therapies; post-operative medication adjustments; and immediate and long-term post-operative complications and therapies.

 


Objectives:

  • Define types, risks, and benefits of the different weight-loss surgery (WLS) procedures
  • Describe pre-operative medical assessment and preparation
  • List complications
  • Determine post-op medical management
  • Employ nutritional management
  • Describe adolescent surgery
  • Summarize WLS/pregnancy
Speaker Information
Joshua Long  [ view bio ]
Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn how to perform a comprehensive behavioral assessment; tailor individual treatment and target problem areas for change; use tools to assess readiness for change and resistance, including the Transtheoretical Model; and employ motivational interviewing techniques. In addtion, become familiar with different types of behavioral therapy and lifestyle approaches; understand the efficacy of meal replacements for weight loss and maintenance; and understand the critical components of maintenance.

 


Objectives:

  • Identify obesity-related neruological principles
  • Define common obesity-related behavioral problems
  • Name eating disorders
  • List body image disorders
  • Name mood, anxiety, personality disorders
  • Define sleep disorders
  • Identify treatments for specific behavioral problems
  • Define psychological therapies
  • Name pharmacologic therapies
Speaker Information
Colleen Fairbanks  [ view bio ]
Pharmacotherapy
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn about the mechanisms of action, indications, contra-indications, and side effects for each of the currently available FDA-approved anti-obesity agents. Review the drug combinations that may be used for obesity treatment.

 


Objectives:?

  • Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacology, and Pharmacokinetics
  • Risks, Benefits, and Adverse Effects
  • Indications/Contraindications
  • Monitoring and Follow-up
  • Prescription Dose and Frequency
  • Drug-Drug, Drug-Nutrient, Drug-Herbal Interactions
  • Off Label Usage/Over-the-counter (OTC)
  • Multi-drug/Combination Therapy
  • Management of Drug-Induced Weight Gain
  • Effect of Comorbid Conditions
  • Alternative, Emerging, and Investigational Therapies

 

Speaker Information
Joynita Nicholson  [ view bio ]
Pathophysiology
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  Review the complexity of weight control at the CNS level; the peripheral hormones that assist with weight regulation; the CNS hormones that control energy balance; the path of signaling from the hypothalamus; first and second order neurons; the function of orexigens and anorexigens at the CNS level; and genetic obesity disorders and their relationship to hormones.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize the complexity of weight control at the CNS level
  • Name the peripheral hormones that assist with weight regulation
  • List the CNS hormones that control energy balance
  • Outline the paths of signaling from the hypothalamus, 1st and 2nd order neurons
  • Discuss the function of orexigens and anorexigens at the CNS level
  • Discuss genetic obesity disorders and their relationship to hormones
  • Recognize the emerging science on the intestinal microbiome and its effect on weight regulation
  • Discuss the impact of disordered sleep on metabolic parameters
  • Name the functions of different types of body fat and the impact of their distribution
  • Discuss obesity-related co-morbidities
Speaker Information
Jeffrey Sicat  [ view bio ]
Obesity Treatment Strategies
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn about strategies to manage obesity prevention, age-related metabolic changes, weight plateaus, maintenance, and other relevant guidelines.

 


Objectives:

  • Age-related treatment
  • Prevention of obesity and weight gain
  • Define risks associated with excessive weight loss
  • Management of a weight plateau
  • Management of co-morbid conditions during weight loss
  • Recognize the effect of weight loss on co-morbid conditions
  • Recall adult treatment guidelines
Speaker Information
Krishna Doniparthi  [ view bio ]
Physical Activity
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn about the differences among physical activity, exercise, and non-exercise activity thermogenesis; basic science of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology; the role of non-weight-related benefits of an active lifestyle, including a significant reduction in coronary artery disease and all-cause mortality; and the evidence involving physical activity and its role in weight loss and weight-loss maintenance.

 


Objectives:

  • Distinguish differences between physical activity, exercise, and non-exercise activity thermogenesis
  • Recall muscle anatomy and exercise physiology
  • Interpret current evidence involving physical activity and its role in weight loss, weight maintenance, and reduction in all cause mortality
  • List the components of an exercise history, basics of creating an individualized exercise prescription, and risks involved with exercise
Speaker Information
Deborah Bade Horn  [ view bio ]
Nutrition (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Review the concepts of daily energy requirements, including the function, significant food sources, relevant deficiency, and excess symptoms of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Compare and contrast different types of dietary prescriptions, including each of their advantages, disadvantages, and necessary precautions.

 


Objectives:

  • Define macro and micronutrients 
  • Recall GI sites of nutrient absorption
  • Explain obesity-related vitamin and mineral metabolism (Ca, PTH, B12, Vit D)
  • Describe macronutrient diet composition and effects on body weight and metabolism
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus  [ view bio ]
Nutrition (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Review the concepts of daily energy requirements, including the function, significant food sources, relevant deficiency, and excess symptoms of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Compare and contrast different types of dietary prescriptions, including each of their advantages, disadvantages, and necessary precautions.


Objectives:

  • Calorie and micro/macro nutrient 
  • Very low calorie diet
  • Meal replacement
  • Effect on co-morbid conditions
  • Pediatric guidelines (not covered in this slide deck - see pediatrics slide deck)
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus  [ view bio ]
Practice Management
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn how to recognize weight bias and stigma. In addition, learn how to recognize and address issues, policies, and office protocols related to treating the patient with obesity. Review the current guidelines available for adult obesity treatment.

 


Objectives:

  • Recognize weight bias, stigma, and discrimination
  • Address the issues and office policies and protocols related to treating the patient affected by obesity
  • Recognize the current guidelines and algorithms for adult obesity medicine treatment
Speaker Information
Krishna Doniparthi  [ view bio ]
Childhood and Adolescent Obesity (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  Learn about age-related components to obesity diagnosis, including: the use of body mass index (BMI) charts, discussions with parents, lab evaluation, special considerations for families, past medical history, review of systems, and physical examination. Review the most common age-specific co-morbidities and their relationships to coding for reimbursement. Gain an understanding of evidence-based treatment for pediatric obesity and the recommended resources available for healthcare providers, children, and families.


Objectives:

  • Define epidemiology and risk factors for childhood obesity including environmental influences
  • Discuss evaluation and treatment of a child affected by obesity
Speaker Information
Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
Childhood and Adolescent Obesity (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  Learn about age-related components to obesity diagnosis, including: the use of body mass index (BMI) charts, discussions with parents, lab evaluation, special considerations for families, past medical history, review of systems, and physical examination. Review the most common age-specific co-morbidities and their relationships to coding for reimbursement. Gain an understanding of evidence-based treatment for pediatric obesity and the recommended resources available for healthcare providers, children, and families.


Objectives:

  • Explain the 2007 Expert Committee Recommendations and flow charts in detail
  • Discuss evaluation and treatment of a child affected by obesity
Speaker Information
Marisa Censani  [ view bio ]
Lightning Q&A
CME/CE Expiration Date: 9/01/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description:  Join the Review Course speakers for a lightning-fast Q&A to review sample test questions.

 

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Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 12.25
Participation Credit(s): 12.25
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