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BLACKBURN COURSE IN OBESITY MEDICINE: OBESITY MEDICINE BOARD REVIEW

Online; Self-paced
 

This course is designed to prepare potential diplomates for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification examination.

 

BLACKBURN COURSE IN OBESITY MEDICINE: OBESITY MEDICINE BOARD REVIEW

The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine: Obesity Medicine Board Review is an intensive review designed to prepare potential diplomates for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification examination. It is a comprehensive review of obesity medicine, targeted to physicians with a specialized interest in this discipline.

Course participants will hear authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and psychology from the country’s leading obesity treatment and research centers speak on critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders. Board review practice questions are incorporated into the course.

The topics covered are as follows:

Pathophysiology of Obesity: Hormonal, Neural, and Environmental Contributors
Nutritional Assessment and Therapy
Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Exercise
Pediatrics: Patient Assessment and Management
Surgical Treatment of Obesity
Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity
Behavioral Assessment and Therapy
Genetic and Syndromic Obesity
Obesity Comorbidities
Question and Answer Lightning Rounds
 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
 

  • Consolidate knowledge of basic and clinical information within obesity medicine to comprehensively diagnose and treat patients
  • Optimize the opportunity to pass the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) subspecialty examination

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is targeted to Primary and Specialty Care Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Lifestyle and Mind-Body Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
 

 

BLACKBURN COURSE IN OBESITY MEDICINE: OBESITY MEDICINE BOARD REVIEW

£25.00Price
  •   ~  7.75 Hour(s)