Medical Therapy for Obesity


November 11th, 2022 - November 11th, 2025
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points

Description

Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Medical Therapy for Obesity. 

Upon completion of this activity, learners will have a greater understanding of the mechanisms underlying obesity. Furthermore, they will improve their skills to screen for overweight and obesity, identify comorbid conditions, and counsel on appropriate therapy options.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 11/11/2025

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Gain a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying weight control and how to approach lifestyle changes to lead to weight loss.
  • Understand which patients will qualify for medications or endoscopic therapies and the relative risk/benefit of each option.

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Speakers

  • Dr. Benjamin O'Donnell, MD

Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.