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
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.
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 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.