Weight Loss and Weight Management: Current Theories & Best Practices

Course Summary:

This four session, interactive webinar series brings together national leaders in nutrition, exercise and bariatric medicine who will address what is needed to have a successful weight loss and management program for children and adults in family and community practice settings. The series will start with a presentation and discussion on dynamic energy balance, an important new perspective on what metabolic changes occur during weight loss and how these changes have to be taken into account as part of a weight loss program. The second session will focus specifically on exercise and energy expenditure and weight loss. The final two sessions will present pediatric and adult case studies to highlight the promoters and challenges that lead to successful patient care, in regards to weight loss and maintaining weight loss.

Credits Available:
CNE 1.0 Contact Hour for each archived webinar.

This educational activity is jointly provided by the Western Region Public Health Training Center and the University of Arizona Continuing Nursing Education.

University of Arizona Continuing Professional Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Continuing Nursing Education Group, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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CPEU Accredited Provider number: 21216

CHES Provider number:  99036

Disclosures:  The planners, reviewers, and authors have no declared conflicts of interest

The free webinar series is for:

  • Staff working in Critical Access Hospitals
  • Staff working in federally qualified health centers
  • Staff employed by county and state health offices

Webinar Schedule

Archived Webinar
April 14, 2015

Rethinking Energy Balance: Applying Science to Practice

  • Dr. Melinda M. Manore
  • Oregon State University

Archived Webinar
July 14, 2015

Physical Activity and Obesity: How to get your patient moving!

  • Deborah Bade Horn DO, MPH, FASBP
Archived Webinar
November 16, 2015

The Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity

  • Dr. Wendy Scinta
  • Medical Weight Loss of NY
Archived Webinar
January 12, 2016

Adult Obesity: Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches

  • Dr. Myra Muramoto
  • University of Arizona

For more information contact: Lubna Govindarajan lshaikh@email.arizona.edu

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (G22RH24749) and is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under UB6HP27880 and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Public Health Training Centers. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

 

To register for Rethinking Energy Balance: Applying Science to Practice click HERE

To register for Physical Activity and Obesity: How to Get your Patient Moving click HERE

To register for The Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity click HERE

To register for Adult Obesity: Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches click HERE