On Demand: Management of Complications of Obesity

Through this webinar, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to assess and manage the complications of obesity. Join national obesity experts for an interactive, case-based discussion that includes an overview of old and new approaches to fatty liver disease and tips on optimizing cardiorenal disease in the presence of obesity.

Based on a live webinar held on June 20, 2024.

Target Audience

The target audience for this learning program will be U.S.-based primary care and geriatric clinicians who treat adults. This includes internal medicine (IM) and family medicine (FM) physicians and residents, hospitalists, physician associates (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and other advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).

Learning Objectives

  • Define the cardiovascular–kidney–metabolic syndrome.
  • Choose the best management strategies for the adverse effects of obesity on cardiac and renal function.
  • Review current recommendations for managing fatty liver disease.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 Participation
Course opens: 
06/21/2024
Course expires: 
06/20/2025

Format & Estimated Time to Complete: Based on a webinar held on Thursday, June 20, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:30pm with Exam and Evaluation - 1.5 hours

Disclosure of Support: This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Lilly and Novo Nordisk.

Disclosure Statement:
All individuals in control of the content for an MMS accredited continuing education activity must disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the past 24-months. The following individuals disclosed relevant relationships with ineligible companies

  • N/A

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated prior to the beginning of this activity in accordance with ACCME and MMS policies. For this activity, all other individuals in control of content did not disclose any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Based on a live webinar held on June 20, 2024.

Moderator:

Adam H. Gilden, M.D., M.S.C.E., D.A.B.O.M.
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Speakers:

Heather Laskey, M.D.
Kaiser Permanente

Chiadi Ericson Ndumele, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

NEJM Education Editor
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc, MRCPI
Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Education Editor, NEJM Group

Reviewers:

Joseph Peppe, MD
Family Medicine

Christine H. Bruce, DMSc, MHSA, PA-C
Associate Professor and Program Director, Penn State University Physician Assistant Program

Kristin Wason, MSN, AGPCNP, CARN
Addiction Clinical Educator: Office Based Addiction Treatment, Boston Medical Center
Nurse Practitioner, Assistant Professor: Boston University School of Medicine
Education Lead: Grayken Addiction Nurse Fellowship

Accreditation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
The AAFP has reviewed Management and Treatment of Obesity in Primary Care: An Evolving Landscape Series, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 04/25/2024 to 07/20/2025. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • This session Lifestyle Interventions in the Management of Obesity (4/25/2024) is approved for 1.5 live activity AAFP Prescribed credits.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Management and Treatment of Obesity in Primary Care: An Evolving Landscape: This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 3/22/2024 to 6/20/2025. AAPA reference number: CME-2011143.
Live Webinars
This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Management and Treatment of Obesity in Primary Care: An Evolving Landscape: On Demand Webinar #3: Management of Complications of Obesity
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.5 hour(s) of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners®. Activity ID# 24056647. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 Participation
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