This continuing medical education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Overview and Desciption

Obesity is a complex, chronic disease. This educational program will provide health care providers with practical knowledge to optimally manage patients with overweight and obesity, as well as strategies for improving the patient interaction and communication techniques. Expert faculty will discuss the latest guideline recommendations and lend their insight into managing complex patients with different comorbid conditions through case-based presentations. The program will feature Wheel of Obesity Knowledge, a gaming segment that will reinforce topics discussed in the preceding didactic presentations. In addition, a patient will share her journey, highlighting the importance of the patient involvement and shared decision making in the management of patients with overweight and obesity.

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Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
Vindico Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activi

7:00pm Introduction and Pretest
Robert F. Kushner, MD MS FACP FTOS
7:10pm Navigating the Sea of New Guidelines
Donna H Ryan, MD FACP FTOS
7:25pm Productive Communication Strategies for Patients with Obesity
Scott Kahan, MD MPH FTOS
7:55pm Treating Obesity with Comorbidities – Case in Point
Robert F. Kushner, MD MS FACP FTOS
8:25pm Wheel of Obesity Knowledge
Christopher D. Still, DO FACN FACP
8:45pm Posttest and Question and Answer
Robert F. Kushner, MD MS FACP FTOS