STRIVE: Recognizing Obesity as a Metabolic Disease with Improved Treatment Options

Thursday, December 21, 2023

2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 2:00PM Eastern, 1:00PM Central, 12:00PM Mountain and 11:00AM Pacific.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This virtual, live activity provides a comprehensive overview of the chronic disease of obesity and opportunities to improve the quality of care in the primary care setting. It incorporates a variety of interactive tools, including animations and case studies, to create a dynamic learning experience.

PRESENTING FACULTY

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FAMWA, FTOS
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Diplomate American Board of Obesity Medicine
Director of Diversity, Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard (NORCH)
Director of Equity, Massachusetts General Hospital, Endocrine Division
Boston, MA

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is intended for US-based PCPs, PAs, and NPs who treat people with obesity.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Evaluate the physiological pathways that defend against weight loss and promote weight regain
  • Select diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for patients with obesity based on guidelines and clinical evidence
  • Assess the safety, efficacy and mechanisms of available and emerging antiobesity medications
  • Implement shared decision making and motivational communications strategies in discussions with patients about obesity

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Med Learning Group. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

NURSES (ANCC) CREDIT DESIGNATION

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hour.

COMMISSION ON DIETETIC REGISTRATION

This program has received prior approval with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for Dietitians and RDs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making expertise before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact: Med Learning Group at [email protected].

Contact this CME provider at Med Learning Group for privacy and confidentiality policy statement information at https://www.medlearninggroup.com/privacy-policy/

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at [email protected]

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