Pediatric Obesity: Evaluation, Treatment and Prevention in Community Settings

Pittsburgh, PA US
August 27, 2020

Pediatric obesity remains an ongoing serious international health concern affecting ~17% of US children and adolescents, threatening their adult health and longevity. Pediatric obesity has its basis in genetic susceptibilities influenced by a permissive environment starting in utero and extending through childhood and adolescence. In this presentation an update on Pediatric Overweight and Obesity will be reviewed.  Expert Physician and Registered Dietitian team will offer latest evidence-based findings on what to do today to prevent and treat overweight and obesity and promote wellness. Finally, current science and clinical implications for practices regarding food, diet, beverages, sugar, sleep, mental health, screen time, activity, food insecurity, outdoor activity, and motivational interviewing will be presented.     

Program begins at1:30 pm  and adjourns at 3:00pm Total Education Time:  1.5  Hour

Time

Content

Presenter

1:30pm to 2:00pm

Increase skill level in identifying childhood obesity co-morbidities

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA

2:00pm to 2:30pm

Improve anticipatory guidance to families on nutrition and physical activity

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA

2:30pm to 3:00pm

Be aware of community-based resources

 

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Verbalize improvement of assessment and identification of childhood obesity co-morbidities
  2. Discuss improved ability of providing anticipatory guidance to families on nutrition and physical activity
  3. Verbalize awareness of available community-based resources
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/29/2020
Course expires: 
08/28/2020
Event starts: 
08/27/2020 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
08/27/2020 - 3:00pm

Program begins at1:30 pm  and adjourns at 3:00pm Total Education Time:  1.5  Hour

Time

Content

Presenter

1:30pm to 2:00pm

Increase skill level in identifying childhood obesity co-morbidities

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA

2:00pm to 2:30pm

Improve anticipatory guidance to families on nutrition and physical activity

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA

2:30pm to 3:00pm

Be aware of community-based resources

 

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Hillary Standiford MS, RD, NBC- HWC UPMC Health Plan

Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA  UPMC Health Plan

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1.5 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

SW CE will be provided:  1.5 CE and sent from the Pitt School of Social Work

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.50 Attendance
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