The goal of this continuing education program is to provide dietitians, health educators, occupational therapists and pharmacists with useful, general guidelines for evaluating weight-loss programs, books and products. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the nine key questions important for evaluating weight-loss programs, books and products
- Respond knowledgeably to client inquiries concerning popular commercial weight-loss plans and products
- Identify resources for accessing current and accurate information to evaluate the latest weight-loss programs, products and books
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, occupational therapists, and pharmacists.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by Gannett Education, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084.