Management of Childhood and Teenage Obesity – PediaCast CME 036

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Ihuoma Eneli and Dr Marc Michalsky visit the PediaCast Studio as we discuss the medical and surgical management of pediatric and adolescent obesity. We define pediatric obesity, describe the scope of the problem and explore the many complex causes of this epidemic. Then we discuss medical management strategies and the role, benefits and risks of bariatric surgery in this population. We hope you can join us!

INSTRUCTIONS TO OBTAIN FREE CME CREDIT

  1. Login to your PediaCast CME account. If you don’t have an account, sign up here.
  2. Read this Continuing Medical Education Information Sheet in its entirety.
  3. Listen to the podcast.
  4. Complete the Post Test.
  5. You must achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on the Post Test.
  6. If you achieve a passing score, we will email your Certificate of Participation immediately.
  7. Please print and keep a copy of the certificate for your records.

 

TOPIC
Management of Pediatric Obesity

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Ihuoma Eneli
@DoctorEneli
Director, Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Marc Michalsky
@MarcMichalskyMD
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition (NCH)
Bariatric Surgery Program at Nationwide Children’s
Teens Show Decreased Risk for Heart Disease Later in Life After Bariatric Surgery (PubMed)
New U, Play Strong, Ounce of Prevention – PediaCast 297
Management of Pediatric Obesity – PediaCast 225 (for parents and teens!)

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define obesity and describe the scope of the problem in the pediatric and adolescent population.
  2. List 5 factors that contribute to childhood and teen obesity.
  3. Formulate a management plan for the child or teenager presenting with obesity.
  4. Identify candidates for bariatric surgery and counsel the patient / family on the expected risks and benefits of the procedure.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
June 26, 2018

EXPIRATION DATE
June 26, 2021

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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