CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.
Description: This product is designed specifically as a study aid for the ABOM's Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians. It contains the lectures from the Review Course for the Board Exam (the content of which is based on the ABOM's published Test Content Outline), as well as supplemental courses related to the four main topic areas on the Test Content Outline (Basic Concepts, Diagnosis and Evaluation, Treatment, and Practice Management).
The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
April 28, 2020
March 02, 2021 12:00 AM
Recognize obesity as a disease state with diverse etiologies.
Understand the physiology, pathophysiology, and epidemiology of obesity.
Perform a comprehensive assessment to evaluate and diagnose obesity and associated health conditions.
Identify treatment intervention options and strategies for patients with obesity including behavioral change, diet, physical activity, pharmacotherapy, surgery, and emerging and investigational therapies.
Apply general concepts of nutrition and physical activity.
Recognize the determinants of obesity including lifestyle, behavior, environment, culture, genetics, epigenetics, fetal environment, and obesity secondary to other medical conditions.
Evaluate and treat pediatric patients with obesity.
Maintain competency in providing pre?, peri?, and post?surgical care of bariatric surgery patients.
Address patient care issues in the treatment of obesity, including weight bias, communication, and office environment.
Recognize the societal costs of obesity and the cost-effectiveness of treatment options.
Review practice management issues relevant to obesity treatment, including office policies and procedures, interdisciplinary team management, and coding and reimbursement.
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