Childhood Obesity

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Implement a screening protocol for all children between the ages of 6-18 in accordance with the USPSTF recommendation.

2. Develop an integrated obesity management plan that includes intensive behavioral interventions and encourages whole family involvement.

3. Describe a motivational interviewing strategy and explain how that strategy can promote patient behavior change.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022

Lauren Denee Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP – Clinical Assistant Professor, Northshore Medical Group, Glenview, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022
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