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Management of Obesity

  • : Parkville VIC 3050

Overview

In recent years, advances have been made in our understanding of the biology of obesity, which has led to the development of new treatment approaches. Management of Obesity is an online course developed by physicians specialising in obesity research and clinical practice. The course is designed to provide an evidence-based approach for managing patients who are seeking treatment for obesity.

  Designed For

The course is suitable for all clinicians involved in the management of patients with obesity, including general practitioners, physicians, doctors in training, dietitians, allied health professionals and students.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess patients with obesity using Edmonton Obesity Staging System (EOSS) and set appropriate system-based treatment goals
  • Explain body weight regulation to patients
  • Construct an evidence-based treatment plan for obesity management
  • Access a patient's suitability for intensive weight management interventions including very-low energy diets, pharmacotherapy and bariatric surgery
  • List the routine monitoring and medication adjustments recommended for patients prescribed a very-low-energy diet
Delivery
Title
Management of Obesity
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community and Primary Health Care, Health Consulting, Nutrition/weight management, Obesity Management
Location
Provider Type
University
CPD Points
RACGP - 40 Points
Price
550.00
Location
Parkville VIC 3050
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