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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine
CME : 34.25 | MOC : 34.25 | Credits : 10.25

Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Jun 04 07:30 AM - Jun 06 05:00 PM, 2020   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Organized by : Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Specialties : Nutrition   |   Gastroenterology   |   Family Medicine   |   Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes   |   Endocrinology   |   Psychology   |   Lifestyle Medicine   |   Internal Medicine
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Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Jun 04 - 06, 2020 at Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
Healthcare professionals with an interest in the latest approaches to the prevention and treatment of obesity and its complications, including:
• Physicians
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
• Nurses
• Pharmacists
• Dietitians
• Mental Health Professionals

• 34.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• 34.25 ABIM MOC points and 10.25 patient safety credits
• 10.25 Credits of Risk Management Study

Participation in both Treating Obesity 2020 and the Obesity Medicine Board Review fully satisfies the 30-hour live Group One CME requirement to qualify for the ABOM certification.

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity

This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME course, which has sold out the last 6 years, 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.
Highlights of the 2020 program include:
• Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity
• Medical management of the patient with obesity
• Emerging precision medicine approaches to obesity and metabolic disorders
• Optimizing medical outcomes after bariatric surgery
• Effective counseling and motivation techniques
• Medical and surgical treatment of children and adolescents with obesity
• Emerging strategies and therapies for genetic obesity
• Navigating our understanding of how diet influences metabolic processes
• Building and maintaining a successful Obesity Medicine practice
• Enhancing communication about obesity with patients, referring providers, payers, and the public

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. In addition, one day prior to the start of Treating Obesity 2020, we host a one-day review for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification examination. This course is taught by recent diplomates of the ABOM.

Treating Obesity 2020 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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Paul Michael Copeland
Paul Michael Copeland

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Fateh Bazerbachi
Fateh Bazerbachi


Louis J. Aronne
Louis J. Aronne

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Scott Ira Kahan
Scott Ira Kahan




Internal Medicine

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

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America 02109,

+1 617-227-0800

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