Continuing Medical Education Information
This activity will address the importance of diagnosis and treatment of Weight management. Education will also focus on current treatment protocols including medications and emerging research.
Statement of Need: The treatment of overweight and obesity depends on the individual’s goals, preferences, and health status. In some cases, weight-loss medicines or surgery may be prescribed to help achieve or maintain weight loss.
The management of overweight and obesity requires long-term commitment and follow-up. It involves regular monitoring of weight, food intake, physical activity, and health outcomes. It also requires ongoing support and feedback from health care professionals, family, friends, and other sources. The goal of management is to prevent weight regain and improve the quality of life and well-being of the individual.
- Describe the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment options for weight management
- Understand the complex chronic nature of treating obesity
- Recognize that obesity is a disease
- Discuss different methods for the treatment of obesity
- Describe current treatments that can address some of the symptoms of the disease
All planners and speakers disclose that they have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
There is no commercial support associated with this activity.
Accreditation and Designation:
The Kentucky Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Kentucky Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for 1.oo AMA PRA Category 1 credit.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Estimated Time to Complete: This module will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
Method of Participation Used: Participants will view and listen to a recorded lecture while simultaneously viewing slides.
Hardware/Software Requirements: High speed internet connection
Meeting Planner: Miranda Mosley, Rachel Crouch
Faculty: Bridget Hittepole, M.D. and Kelley McIntyre, M.D.
Moderator: Monalisa Tailor, M.D.
Provider Contact Information: Miranda Mosley, Kentucky Medical Association
Copyright: There is no copyright associated with this activity
Release Date: February 2024
Termination Date: February 2025