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Body Fat Shapes Patients’ Health - CE375-60
Body Fat Shapes Patients’ Health
CE375-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN and Marie O. Etienne, RN, DNP, ARNP, FNP, PNP, PLNC and Nilima Desai, RD, MPH
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Objectives:
The goal of this body fat shape continuing education program is to enhance the ability of nurses, physicians, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, laboratory professionals and physical therapists to care for patients with varying amounts of body fat who are at risk for metabolic syndrome. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Differentiate the key proteins and hormones secreted by fat cells
  • Identify three chronic diseases/disorders affected by altered states of fat regulation
  • Explain why waist circumference is a better measure of healthy weight than body mass index alone
  • Develop a nutrition prescription for the prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physicians, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, laboratory professionals and physical therapists.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/31/2016

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