The Cooper Institute in joint sponsorship with The American Heart Association is proud to bring you the Adult Obesity in Clinical Practice series of multi-component, enduring online training and education programs.
The purpose of the Weight Management Essentials educational activity is to provide health care professionals with introductory knowledge, skills, tools, and resources needed to work with overweight and obese patients on weight loss for the prevention of heart disease, stroke, some cancers and other chronic diseases.
This activity will provide continuing education opportunities to health care providers and will enable you to integrate weight loss screening and intervention strategies into your practice. You’ll also learn effective usage of weight management resources to help your patients make lasting changes. Tools and strategies for obesity screening and treatment are also included.
Assessments related to the learning content for all segments of the education are included in the instruction. Course participants' will be evaluated at the beginning and end of the instruction to assess pre and post knowledge and comprehension of the instructional content.
Participants are encouraged to visit a highly interactive website upon completion of the course to find additional relevant tools and resources and participate in discussions related to providing adult obesity screening and intervention in clinical practice.
Weight Management Essentials Course Topics:
To earn credit listed below, you will need to score a 70% or better on the end of course test. Upon successful completion you will be able to immediately print your certificate of credit.
The Adult Obesity in Clinical Practice series also consists of:
Course Fee: $39.00
Timeline: You have 30 days from the purchase date to complete your self-paced study and take the end-of-course test. You may login and start immediately.
Requirements for Your Computer:
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Heart Association and the Cooper Institute. The American Heart Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.75 contact hour.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.