Obesity: Understanding the Biology & Exercising Effective Management Strategies
Obesity: Understanding the Biology & Exercising Effective Management Strategies
Virtual Conference, 6.75 ACCME Credits Available
September 13, 2024
8:55 AM - 4:30 PM (ET)

Program Overview
Columbia University Irving Medical Center invites you to join the leading educators from Columbia University, addressing an
overview of high yield challenging scenarios in the understanding the clinical and strategic management of obesity. Through a combination of lectures and case-based presentations, this course will deliver up-to-date and cutting-edge information that can be directly integrated into clinical practice.

Learning Objectives

-Discuss the barriers of weight loss and how maintenance plays a role.

-Target anti-obesity drugs that achieve significant clinical weight loss.

-Identify the guidelines for Bariatric surgery.

-Explore how genetics plays a role in weight loss and how counselling can impact obesity management.

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Columbia University. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Amedco Joint Accreditation #4008163.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation Statement
Amedco LLC designates this live virtual activity for a maximum of 6.75
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

PAs may claim a maximum of 6.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.


Nurse Practitioners

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as approved accreditors and allow reciprocity for AANPCP continuing education credit. Maximum of 6.75 hours.

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8:55 AM - 4:30 PM
8:55 AM - 4:30 PM
Course Directors
Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences (in Medicine)
Columbia University
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
Columbia University
Professor of Medicine, Director, Metabolic and Weight Control Center Columbia University Irving Medical Center Chair, American Board of Obesity Medicine
Columbia University

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Registration Fees

Registration Options
Live Virtual Program - MD, PhD, RN, PA, NP
150.00 USD

None - I Do Not Want Credits
0.00 USD
ACCME Credits
25.00 USD