A woman often looks to her obstetrician or gynecologist as her primary physician. Physicians have a responsibility to help patients understand, prevent, and treat obesity and comorbidities related to excessive weight gain. Obesity is a disease that affects more than 83 million Americans. It is the second most common cause of preventable death and is linked to more than 100 diseases. It is cause of death to more than 100,000 Americans per year.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
• define obesity
• summarize the diagnosis and treatment
• explain professional primary care best practice recommendations
• identify accurate clinician reimbursement for obesity codes at your practice
The course objectives specifically target obstreticians and gynecologists.
2. Obesity and Women
3. Obesity in Childhood
4. Physiology and Hormones
5. Treatment Options
6. Billing Code Information
7. Counting Calories
8. Counseling Techniques
Dr Hema G
The theory, practical , hospital situations , data shown and live workshop to have the feel in action, made us more aware and broadened our knowledge to handle cardiac patients. It was a great learning experience and I wont change any aspect of the course.
Dr Hemang Agrawal
Great learning experience! Instructors and content truly differentiates GE programs. Special thanks to faculty for making it more interactive and useful. Would highly recommend to my peers and colleagues!
I am completely satisfied by the program. The content, faculty were well planned, over all experience was superb!