Obesity Treatment in Primary Care

Module Materials

Why is weight management important for primary care clinics?

On any given day, over 70% of patients who present to a primary care clinic have obesity or are overweight. This module will focus on the evidence-based guidelines for obesity treatment and specific ways clinics can implement weight management strategies to care for their patients with obesity.

Objectives

  • Describe the evidence-based guidelines for obesity treatment.
  • Describe methods for implementing weight management strategies into clinic workflow.
  • Discuss patient-centered techniques for discussing weight management with patients.

1 CME credit pending

Approximate time: 60 minutes

Obesity Treatment in Primary Care