The goal of this regulation of body weight continuing education program is to provide dietitians, health educators, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists with information on the role of energy balance in obesity. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
- Define obesity, explain how to measure it and list its potential health complications
- Discuss the consequences of body fat distribution in men and women
- Discuss the interactions of hormones, peptides, neurotransmitters, organs, and the brain in the regulation of energy balance, and the roles they play in obesity
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, 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 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084.