Obesity in America: Management and Treatment in Children, Adolescents, and Adults is organized by Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.

Expiration Date: 2025-06-02

Course Description:
The United States is in an obesity epidemic. This course focuses on the prevention of overweight and obesity. Often, the disease starts in childhood, continues through adolescence, and remains prevalent in adulthood. This continuing education course highlights the comorbidities and consequences and explains the effects of anti-obesity stigma. Strategize with your patients to prevent, manage, and treat this condition successfully.

Course Learning Objectives
1) Describe the prevalence and impact of overweight and obesity in U.S. adults, children, and adolescents.
2) Examine the pathogenesis and etiology of overweight and obesity.
3) Discuss the comorbidities and consequences of obesity.
4) Explain the psychosocial effects of stigma and weight bias.
5) Describe components of assessment for overweight or obesity.
6) Summarize strategies for the management and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults, children, and adolescents.
7) Discuss considerations in caring for the bariatric patient.
8) Outline ways to prevent overweight and obesity in all age groups.


NursingOccupational TherapistsPhysical Therapist


EndocrinologyEmergency NurseNutritionPediatricsPharmacy and MedicinePulmonary Care Nurse


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