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Obesity Medicine Blueprint of Care: What to Do Monday Morning

Clinically practical CME for evidence based obesity management

Obesity Medicine Blueprint of Care: What to do Monday Morning  Part II is an online enduring CME offered by the Arizona Obesity Organization. The key focus of this course is to bring awareness and clinically practical information to obesity management by explaining the pathophysiology and pillars of treatment. The course is designed to provide practitioners with an understanding of obesity as a chronic disease, review of comprehensive, best practices for individuals with preobesity and obesity,  and how to incorporate that understanding into clinical practice. 



Course Information


The topics covered will provide clinically practical information for effective evidence-based management of obesity, and provide the resources for motivated clinicians to start to manage obesity in a clinical setting.


Course Topics Include:


  1. An Overview of Foundation of Treatment: Applying Nutrition, Behavioral Change, Physical Activity Into Clinical Practice.
  2. Intensification of Treatment: Pharmacotherapy for Obesity. 
  3. Office Visit Structures: Breaking Down the Pillars of Obesity Management into Clinical Practice
  4. Documentation of Obesity Management in a Clinical Setting: The Nitty Gritty    
  5. Applying the Prior Authorization Process to Practice: Tips and Tricks for Finding Anti-Obesity Medication Coverage
  6. Individualizing Obesity Care



Course Designers:

Amy Beth Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS, FOMA                                    

Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

Course Faculty:

Katie Duncan, MD, Obesity Medicine Fellow

Amy Beth Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

John DeGuzman, MD


This program is supported by an education grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.




Arizona Obesity Organization


Mission

We are a premier group of obesity medicine/treatment specialists for the State of Arizona providing a comprehensive resource for the latest in the disease state and management of obesity.



Vision

Every patient affected by pre-obesity and obesity will receive evidence-based treatment and coverage for their care 

https://arizonaobesity.org/



Thank you in advance for your time, passion and hard work in treating the obesity disease epidemic.


Arizona Obesity Organization Board of Directors:


Amy Ingersoll, PA-C , MMS, FOMA

John deGuzman, MD 

Katie Duncan, MD 

Angela Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP