Course Description: This one-day course provides introductory-level training about the evaluation and treatment of patients affected by obesity. The course content is appropriate for physicians and allied health care professionals who encounter patients diagnosed with or at risk for obesity.


8:00am Introduction to Obesity Medicine, Adiposopathy and Weightrelated Disease
9:15am Assessment and Evaluation of Patients
10:15am Break
10:45am Nutrition
11:45am Physical Activity
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Behavior
2:15pm Medication
3:30pm Break
4:00pm Assessing Outcomes and Knowing When to Refer
4:30pm Question and Answer Session and Conclusion
5:00pm Adjourn