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Advanced Obesity Management Program – Mainpro+

This program is no longer available for purchase.  Developed in collaboration with Obesity Canada, this course is separated into 8 modules and allows you to apply your learning through case-based scenarios.  Each module is individually accredited, and you must complete all mandatory requirements to receive your certificates. To proceed to the next module, return to […]

DURATION

16 hrs

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

16

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2020-10-30

This program is no longer available for purchase. 

Developed in collaboration with Obesity Canada, this course is separated into 8 modules and allows you to apply your learning through case-based scenarios. 

Each module is individually accredited, and you must complete all mandatory requirements to receive your certificates. To proceed to the next module, return to this Learning Path using the breadcrumbs at the top of the page within the black border. Be sure to click on the program title and you’ll return here.

Faculty

Sean Wharton, MD, FRCPC Judy Shiau, MD, FRCPC Yoni Freedhoff, MD, CCFP Angie Hong, MD Sabrina Kwon, MD Jemima Grant, MBBS (Hons), BSc(Med), BA, FRACGP

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to: Discuss relevant epidemiology and causes of obesity Encourage dialogue with patients who have obesity or are at-risk Assess patients according to American Board of Obesity Management (ABOM) recommendations Counsel patients on complications of obesity Discuss risk, benefits, and options available for the management of obesity, including behavioural and pharmacological management Recommend realistic prevention strategies patients can incorporate to avoid becoming overweight Prescribe lifestyle recommendations for weight loss according to the needs of individual patients Appraise bariatric surgery options for management of obesity Apply relevant guidelines to assist in obesity management among paediatric and elderly populations

Accreditation

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 16 Mainpro+ Credits.
Cost of course:  
# of credits: 16
Duration: 16 hrs

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