Diets and Nutritional Supplements

Return to all Internal Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify available physician, care team, and patient resources for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obese patients.
2. Assess patients’ use of nutritional or dietary supplements and provide counseling to encourage safe and effective use.
3. Develop strategies to identify patients at risk of excessive intake of micronutrients, dangerous supplement-drug interactions, and harmful performance-enhancing dietary supplements.
4. Provide overweight and obese patients with practice-based counseling or community-based resources that promote adherence to the weight loss plan.

Additional Information

Technical Requirements: 

View technical requirements (opens in a new window).

CME Credit Information: 

View CME credit information (opens in a new window).

Disclosures: 

View disclosures and disclaimers (opens in a new window).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/11/2019

Belinda A Vail, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/11/2019
Please login or register to take this course.