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Obesity - Lifestyle Interventions

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Start Date
27-Feb-2020
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hr

This activity aims to inform GPs of the lifestyle intervention options that can be used to effectively treat weight in overweight and obese patients.

Relevance to General Practice

GPs have a vital role in identifying and treating overweight and obesity in the community in an individualised approach. A multidisciplinary approach may be appropriate for some patients including lifestyle interventions and the use of dietitians and exercise physiologists.

Learning outcomes
  • Set realistic goals as a shared decision making process with your patients.
  • Outline the role of behavioural management in the lifestyle intervention for your patient.
  • Outline an approach to dietary intervention which is evidence-based, achievable and sustainable for your patient.
  • Outline an approach to physical activity intervention which is evidence-based, achievable and sustainable for your patient.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Other

     

    Delivery
    Title
    Obesity - Lifestyle Interventions
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hr
    Start Date
    27-Feb-2020
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
    HealthcareLink