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Adult Obesity in the United States - CHES601
Adult Obesity in the United States
A Growing Epidemic

CHES601 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Cathy S. Birn, RN, MA, CGRN, CNOR
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to familiarize nurses, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians and respiratory therapists with the growing epidemic of obesity among adults in the United States. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define adult obesity and describe the contributing factors
  • Discuss the health and economic consequences of adult obesity
  • Describe treatment options and coping methodologies

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians and respiratory therapists .
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Sponsored by ContinuingEducation.com, 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.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/13/2015

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