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CME : 34.75

The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine: Treating Obesity 2018

Jun 13 - 16, 2018   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Length: NA
Specialties : Endocrinology
Course Brochure

The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine: Treating Obesity 2018 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held during Jun 13 - 16, 2018 at Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dietitians, Mental Health Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 34.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

• Treating Obesity 2018 (June 14-16): 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
• Obesity Medicine Board Review (June 13): 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Course Description :
This acclaimed Harvard Medical School CME course delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. In addition, one day prior to this program, on June 13, 2018, a one-day Obesity Medicine board review course is offered for participants preparing for the American Board of Obesity Medicine board examination.

Conference Highlights are :
• Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity
• Medical and surgical management of the adult patient with obesity
• Effective counseling and motivation techniques
• Precision medicine for obesity and metabolic disorders
• Optimizing medical outcomes after bariatric surgery
• Treating children and adolescents: new medical and surgical options
• Emerging therapies for genetic obesity
• How diet influences metabolic processes
• Building and maintaining a successful Obesity Medicine practice in different medical environments in the United States and internationally
• Improving communication about obesity with patients, payers, colleagues, and referring physicians

Presented by authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology and psychology from the country’s leading obesity treatment centers, this course covers critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders. It includes didactic lectures, panel discussions, and case-based interactive workshops to improve participants’ ability to care for patients with obesity. This course is designed to give healthcare providers the knowledge to:
• Identify, evaluate and manage patients with high-risk obesity
• Provide lifestyle-based therapies for obesity, including nutritional, physical activity, and behavioral approaches
• Apply effective counseling and behavioral modification techniques
• Apply current pharmacological approaches to the treatment of obesity
• Assess patients for their need and appropriateness for bariatric surgery and determine surgical options

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Scott Kahan
Scott Kahan

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. 617-384-8600

Course Fee Details

Course Fee : USD $1395.00
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

Boston Marriott Long Wharf
296 State Street
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Boston Marriott Long Wharf,

296 State St,

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America 02109,

+1 617-227-0800

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